ERIC Number: ED374198
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on H.R. 6, School Safety, Hearing before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session (June 22, 1993).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education.
As part of its consideration of the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the House Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education met to address the need to maintain schools as safe learning environments. The Safe Schools Act of 1993 had been introduced as the administration's effort to help deal with violence in the schools. The first speaker, Madeleine Kunin, Deputy Secretary of Education, described the Safe Schools Act. The Act would authorize $175 million in the first two years to be targeted to local education agencies with the greatest demonstrated needs. Additional statements were presented by (1) Bernard James, Professor of Law at Pepperdine University; (2) Michael Beard of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence; (3) Douglas Holmes of the Fairfax County (Virginia) public schools; and (4) Susan Cooper, instructional aide in a Head Start program. Prepared statements of these speakers and other respondents are attached. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Program Development, School Safety, School Security, Urban Schools, Violence
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act