ERIC Number: ED371862
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Education Reform. Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations. United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session. Special Hearing.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Appropriations.
This special hearing, held in Portland, Oregon, addressed the concept of allowing states and local governments more flexibility in their use of federal funds designated for educational programs in exchange for increased state and local accountability. It focused on programs and policies in place or under consideration in the states of Oregon and Washington. Testimony was presented by: (1) U.S. Representative Jolene Unsoeld of Washington; (2) Oregon State Senator Shirley Gold; (3) U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio of Oregon; (4) school superintendents from Salem, Oregon, and Olympia, Washington; (5) Oregon State Representative Carolyn Oakley; (6) the heads of boards of education in Salem and Trigard, Oregon; (7) teachers, principals, and a professor from Oregon public schools and universities; and (8) David Geiger, president of the Oregon School Boards Association. (MDM)
Descriptors: Accountability, Community Programs, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal State Relationship, Government School Relationship, Hearings, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Public Policy, Special Needs Students, State Programs
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. Senate Committee on Appropriations.
Identifiers - Location: Oregon; Washington