ERIC Number: ED365418
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Jul-28
Reference Count: N/A
Oversight Hearing on the Even Start Program. 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.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
These transcripts provide testimony given on the implementation of the Even Start Family Literacy Program, a program designed to help parents work with their children to improve the educational opportunities for both. Prepared statements and testimony was given by John T. MacDonald, Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education, United States Department of Education; Parker Coble, director of a program for migrant children; the coordinator of, and a parent and a student involved in, Even Start projects; and Sharon Darling, president of the National Center for Family Literacy. Testimony concerned benefits of and problems with the Even Start program. Topics discussed included: (1) services provided to low-income families; (2) use of Head Start and Chapter 1 services by Even Start programs; (3) Even Start services for migrant families; (4) parent involvement in education; and (5) the need to continue growth and expansion of the Even Start Program. Several specific Even Start projects are highlighted. (SM)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Early Childhood Education, Family Involvement, Family Literacy, Family Programs, Hearings, Literacy Education, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Program Evaluation, Public Policy
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 552-070-139-34-6, $2.50).
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.