ERIC Number: ED371226
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Hearings on H.R. 2884, School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1993. Hearings before the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session (September 29, October 20 and 27, 1993).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
These Congressional hearings contain testimony pertinent to passage of the School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1993, which is a bill designed to create a national framework within which states and localities can develop effective systems for offering U.S. youths access to performance-based education and training programs that will in turn prepare them for a first job in a high-skill, high-wage career and increase their opportunities for further education. The following are among the agencies and organizations whose representatives provided testimony at the hearings: Manpower Demonstration Corporation, National Federation of Teachers, New England Deaconess Hospital, Jobs for the Future, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Education, Center for Law and Education, National Youth Employment Coalition, Wider Opportunities for Women, American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations, Hurley Hospital, American Vocational Association, National Education Association, Sullivan College, Louisville Chamber of Commerce, Alternative Schools Network, Association for Community Based Education, American Occupational Therapy Association, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, Jobs for Youth, American Legal Defense and Education Fund, National Association for Bilingual Education, National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems, National Displaced Homemakers Network, National Urban Coalition, Women's Legal Defense Fund, and National Tooling and Machining Association. The complete text of the bill is included. (MN)
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Legislation, Educational Opportunities, Educational Policy, Federal Legislation, Job Training, National Programs, Partnerships in Education, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, Secondary Education, State Federal Aid, Statewide Planning, Systems Approach, Transitional Programs, Vocational Education
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.