ERIC Number: ED345621
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Feb-25
Reference Count: N/A
Federal Direct Student Loans. Hearing before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate. One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session on S.2255 To Amend Part D of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 To Provide for Income Dependent Education Assistance.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This document provides testimony, prepared statements, articles, publications, and other materials concerning the issue of augmenting current student financial assistance programs with the addition of direct student loans (Self Reliance Loans), and examines responsible ways in which the federal government should move in this direction. Among the persons providing testimony are the following: U.S. Senators Bill Bradley (New Jersey), Edward M. Kennedy (Massachusetts), Orrin G. Hatch (Utah), Nancy Landon Kassebaum (Kansas), Paul Simon (Illinois), Strom Thurmond (South Carolina), and Daniel K. Akaka (Hawaii) and U.S. Representative Thomas E. Petri (Wisconsin). Additional witnesses giving testimony or prepared statements include, among others,: John Silber, president, Boston University (Massachusetts); Father William J. Byron, president, The Catholic University, Washington, D.C.; Barry Bluestone, professor of political economy, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts; Roxie LaFever, vice president, financial aid, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona; and Elizabeth M. Hicks, coordinator of financial aid, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Materials presented include "Concerns and Unanswered Questions Regarding Income Dependent Education Assistance (IDEA) aka Self Reliance Loans," and a copy of a discussion draft of a bill to amend Part D of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for income dependent education assistance. (GLR)
Descriptors: Credit (Finance), Educational Legislation, Eligibility, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Higher Education, Income Contingent Loans, Paying for College, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs
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 Labor and Human Resources.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act Title IV