ERIC Number: ED406745
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Hearings on DC School Reform. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities. House of Representatives, 104th Congress, First Session (June 8 and 27, 1995).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities.
Hearings before the House of Representatives served as a public forum for representatives from the District of Columbia City Council, academia, local schools including the City of Baltimore, Maryland, and the private sector to share their experiences, successes, and concerns about the education of children in urban areas. The chairman of the subcommittee, Peter Hoekstra, Michigan, presided. The speakers described the problems of urban schools and some potential solutions, including the school-within-a-school arrangement, charter schools, public-private partnerships, school vouchers, age-appropriate health and sexuality education in urban schools, "mission" schools, and private management of public schools. The document contains statements, prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials. (LMI)
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Hearings, Partnerships in Education, Privatization, School Restructuring, Urban Education, Urban Schools
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 - Location: District of Columbia