ERIC Number: ED349507
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Field Hearing on Violence in Our Nation's Schools. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives. One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session (Bronx, New York, May 4, 1992).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This document presents the text of a hearing on violence in U.S. schools. Opening statements and remarks by Representatives Jose E. Serrano , Nita M. Lowey, and Major R. Owens are presented. Serrano's opening statement notes that the focus of the hearing is on the roots and probable causes of violence; prevention through teaching of alternate methods of conflict resolution; and the federal role in providing the necessary assistance to local school districts in the prevention and reduction of school violence. Statements and/or prepared materials by the following persons are included: (1) Honorable David N. Dinkins, Mayor of the City of New York; (2) Joseph Fernandez, Chancellor, New York City Public Schools, Brooklyn, New York; (3) Fernando Ferrer, Bronx Borough President; (4) Arnold Goldstein, Special Education and Rehabilitation, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York; (5) Frank Melia, Principal, Christopher Columbus High School, Bronx, New York; and (6) Rey Ramos, student, and Rafael Toro, teacher, James Monroe High School, Bronx, New York. (ABL)
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Government Role, Hearings, Secondary School Students, Violence
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. House Committee on Education and Labor.