ERIC Number: ED387908
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Mar-22
Hearing on Education Standards. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities.
This document contains proceedings from a hearing held in Washington, D.C., on March 22, 1995, to gather information about the appropriate federal role in establishing national educational guidelines. The goal of the hearing is in conjunction with the overall objective of establishing a framework for policy initiatives that will create an environment for life-long learning. Statements were made by the following participants: (1) Senator Jeff Bingaman, New Mexico; (2) James Burge, Corporate Vice President for Government Relations, Motorola; (3) Lynne Cheney, American Enterprise Institute; (4) Dr. Diane Ravitch, New York University; and (5) Al Shanker, President, American Federation of Teachers. Prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials were submitted by: (1) James Burge; (2) Lynne Cheney; (3) Dr. Pascal D. Forgione, Superintendent of Public Instruction, State of Delaware; (4) Dr. Diane Ravitch; (5) Ohio Representative Thomas C. Sawyer; and (6) Al Shanker. (LMI)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Federal Regulation, Federal State Relationship, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Guidelines, National Curriculum, Standards, States Powers
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.
Note: Serial No. 104-17.