ERIC Number: ED381127
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on the Proper Federal Role in Education Policy. Hearing before the Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session (January 12, 1995).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities.
This document records the proceedings of a Congressional hearing on the role of the federal government in education policy. Statements are provided by Richard Riley (Secretary of Education), Bret Schundler (Mayor, Jersey City, New Jersey), Tommy Thompson (Governor, Wisconsin), and Representatives, William L. Clay (Missouri), William F. Goodling (Pennsylvania), Harris W. Fawell (Illinois), Gene Green (Texas), and Thomas C. Sawyer (Ohio). The following federal education programs are discussed: the Goals 2000: Educate America Act, the School-to-Work Opportunities Act, Title 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Work Opportunities Act, Title 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, and the Improving America's School Act. Discussion includes education and the future; economic development and success; national security; responsible citizenship; access and civil rights; state and local responsibility; program reforms; the role of the Department of Education; research; technology; student aid; federal and state partnerships; education standards; education as a state responsibility; school funding and flexibility; disadvantaged children; public and private schools; decentralization; the role of parents; employment and job training programs; major research findings on school choice; and program costs. (AEF)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Access to Information, Civil Rights, Decentralization, Economic Development, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Federal Regulation, Federal State Relationship, Futures (of Society), Government Role, Government School Relationship, Hearings, Job Training, National Security, Parent Role, Postsecondary Education, Private Schools, Program Costs, Program Improvement, Public Schools, Research and Development, School Choice, School Funds, Student Loan 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. House Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I; Goals 2000; School to Work Opportunities Act 1994