ERIC Number: ED363456
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-May
Reference Count: N/A
Goals 2000: Educate America Act. Hearing on S. 846 before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This document is a transcript of two days of proceedings for a United States Senate committee hearing to discuss "Goals 2000: Educate America Act." This bill was proposed by President Clinton to provide a national framework for education reform; promote the research, consensus building, and systemic changes needed to endure equal educational opportunities and high levels of educational achievement for all American students; provide a framework for reauthorization of federal educational programs; and promote the development and adoption of a voluntary national system of skill standards and certifications. For the first day of the hearing, the document includes prepared statements and questioning of United States Senators Edward Kennedy, Nancy Kassebaum, Judd Gregg, Barbara Mikulski, Christopher Dodd, and Dave Durenberger. Statements and questioning are also included for Richard Riley, United States Secretary of Education; Tracey Bailey, 1993 National Teacher of the Year; Norman Conrad, 1992 Kansas Teacher of the Year; Linda Davis, deputy superintendent of the Unified School District, San Francisco, California; and George Kaye, vice president of human resources for Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. For the second day of hearings, the document includes prepared statements and questioning of several United States Senators and education experts, including Senators Edward Kennedy, Strom Thurmond, and Dave Durenberger; Marc Tucker, president of the National Center on Education and the Economy; Harry Featherstone, representing the National Association of Manufacturers; John Sweeney, president of the Service Employees International Union; and Linda Morra, director of the Education and Employment Issues of the United States General Accounting Office. (MM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Child Welfare, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Hearings, Needs Assessment, Preschool Education, Program Administration
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 552-070-15271-7, $4.25).
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: Goals 2000