ERIC Number: ED400595
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Goals 2000. Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate. One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session. Special Hearing.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Appropriations.
This document contains proceedings of the hearing held on September 12, 1995, before the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies, which is a subcommittee of the United States Senate Committee on Appropriations. The purpose of the hearing was to hear testimony on the funding for Goals 2000, the Educate America Act. The document contains the opening remarks of Senators Arlen Specter, Harry Reid, Judd Gregg, Slade Gorton, and James M. Jeffords. It contains a summary of and the full prepared statement made by the Secretary of Education, Richard M. Riley. The document also contains the Secretary's responses to senators' questions about the following issues: the possible elimination of the National Education Standards and Improvement Council; the secretarial review of state improvement plans and standards; direct federal grants to localities; national history standards; application requirements for Goals 2000; the importance of Goals 2000 to the economy; and set-aside funds for national programs. The document also contains the statement of Ovide Lamontagne, chairman of the New Hampshire State Board of Education and his answers to queries about federal requirements. (LMI)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Federal State Relationship, Government School Relationship, Hearings, National Curriculum, National Programs, Standards, State Federal Aid, State Standards
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 - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Goals 2000