ERIC Number: ED413281
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Apr-29
Reference Count: N/A
Reauthorization of the National Endowment for the Arts and Humanities: A Focus on Education. Hearing on Examining Proposed Legislation Authorizing Funds for the National Endowment for the Arts and the Humanities, Focusing on the Educational Programs of the Endowments, before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This document is a record of the proceedings of the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources' discussion on reauthorization of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The particular focus of the hearing is education and how both endowments support the arts in schools. Comments from Senators James M. Jeffords and Edward M. Kennedy are recorded along with testimony by National Endowment for the Humanities chairman, Sheldon Hackney and National Endowment for the Arts chairman, Jane Alexander. Statements are also made by: Edward L. Ayers, project director, professor of history; Jeff Hooper, producing artistic director, Mad River Theatre Works; Alicia B. Dandridge, sixth grade teacher; Marie H. Reed, Community Learning Center, accompanied by Juanita Beasley and Kessia Cruz, former students; and Victor R. Swenson, executive director, Vermont Council on the Humanities. Statements, articles, publications, letters, etc. are appended. Testimony describes activities made possible by funding from both endowments. Included in the document are reports and empirical data pertaining to arts and humanities education, grant reports, regulatory reports concerning grant recipients, and lists of institutions receiving grants. (RJC)
Descriptors: Art Education, Drama, Elementary Secondary Education, Endowment Funds, Financial Support, Fine Arts, Government Publications, Government Role, Hearings, Humanities, Theater Arts, Visual Arts
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 Labor and Human Resources.