ERIC Number: ED342341
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Improving Access to Student Financial Aid Information. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Information and Regulation of the Committee on Governmental Affairs. United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.
This document presents testimony and prepared statements concerning the lack of information about educational and career opportunities for young people beyond high school, and the need for improving access to student financial aid information so that economically disadvantaged students have the opportunity to go on to higher education. Witnesses were: Col. John C. Meyers, Director, Advertising and Public Affairs, U.S. Army Recruiting Command; Hon. Ernest C. Canellos, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Student Financial Assistance, U.S. Department of Education; Gwendolynne S. Moore, Representative, Seventh Assembly District, State of Wisconsin; Selena Dong, Legislative Director, United States Student Association; Regina E. Manley, president National Association of College Admission Counselors, Chicago [IL] Public Schools; Gary D. Bass, Executive Director, OMB Watch; and A. Dallas Martin, Jr., President, National Association of College Admission Counselors. Also included in the document is a U.S. Department of Education publication called "The Key to the Future," that provides information to assist those interested in seeking student aid, including how to get it, what's available, and general information on the department's Student Aid process. Appendices contain: (1) prepared statements of witnesses in order of appearance; (2) statements from Senators Lieberman and Rudman; (3) responses from the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators to Senator Rudman's questions; and (4) responses to questions from Senator Kohl by the U.S. Department of Education. (GLR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Access to Information, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Legislation, Educational Opportunities, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Higher Education, Information Needs, Information Seeking, Paying for College, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Student Needs
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.