ERIC Number: ED398817
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Apr-26
Reference Count: N/A
Today's Students and the American Dream: Their Concerns, Their Solutions. Hearing before the Committee on the Budget. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress. Second Session. Field Hearing (Villanova, PA).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House.
This document presents the minutes of a field hearing before the Budget Committee of the United States House of Representatives generally regarding the aspirations and financial needs of American college students in 1996. Students from Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and North Carolina addressed the Committee. The discussion focuses on the efforts of the current administration to enlarge the number of financial aid opportunities for college students. Among topics addressed are the Social Security Trust Fund, the earned income tax credit, tax fraud, tax cuts, the national debt, balancing the budget, teacher salaries, student needs, school safety, crime, unemployment, the national savings rate, private schools, the taxpayer revolution, the school lunch program, inner city problems, and urban flight. (CK)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Change Agents, College Students, Economic Factors, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Generation Gap, Hearings, Higher Education, Leadership Responsibility, Low Income Groups, Older Adults, Political Issues, Private Schools, Program Budgeting, Resource Allocation, Social Attitudes, Student Alienation, Student Attitudes, Student Financial Aid, Tax Credits, Tax Rates, Taxes, Teacher Salaries, Urban Areas
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.