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ERIC Number: ED357864
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Feb
Pages: 197
Abstractor: N/A
Parents Speak Out for America's Children. Report of the Surgeon General's Conference on Healthy Children Ready To Learn--The Critical Role of Parents (Washington, D.C., February 9-12, 1992).
Office of the Surgeon General (DHHS/PHS), Washington, DC.
This report details the proceedings of a conference hosted by U.S. Surgeon General Antonia Novello. The conference joined 225 parents from all 50 states and more than 700 government officials and representatives from public and private health, education, and social service agencies to search for new ways to advance the health and education of America's children. The report includes: (1) an executive summary (10 pages); (2) an introduction to the conference; (3) the Surgeon General's opening remarks; (4) a summary of parent work groups, focusing on national and regional issues; (5) presentations of findings by parent representatives and responses from government officials; (6) speeches by key government officials at the conference, including President George Bush; (7) presentations on various issues related to child health and education; and (8) the Surgeon General's closing remarks. Appendices include a list of conference participants; a list of advisory group members; a list of planning committee members; the conference agenda; a list of conference facilitators and recorders; a summary of the 28 conference workshops; a list of organizations with exhibitions at the conference; and a list of groups that entertained at the conference. (MM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Food and Nutrition Service (USDA), Washington, DC.; Public Health Service (DHHS), Rockville, MD.; Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC.; Health Care Financing Administration (DHHS), Washington, DC.; Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Office of the Surgeon General (DHHS/PHS), Washington, DC.