ERIC Number: ED415433
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jul-14
Reference Count: N/A
Carl D. Perkins Vocational-Technical Education Act Amendments of 1997. Report Together with Additional and Minority Views [To Accompany H.R. 1853].
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
This congressional report presents and examines the Carl D. Perkins Vocational-Technical Education Act Amendments of 1997. The following items are included: text of the amendments; summary of three hearings held in preparation for amending the Perkins Act; statement of views of the Committee on Education and the Workforce regarding needed changes in the act; overviews and section-by-section analyses of the impact of the amendments on the four titles of the 1990 Perkins Act; oversight findings of the committee; estimate of the amendments' cost; voting record of the members of the Committee on Education and the Workforce on the individual amendments; text of changes made in the 1990 Perkins Act by the amendments; and additional and minority views regarding the amendments. The text of changes in the 1990 Perkins Act constitutes approximately 75% of the report and details changes in the following: vocational-technical education assistance to the states (including state organization and planning responsibilities); basic state grants for vocational-technical education (including funds allocated for secondary, postsecondary, and adult vocational-technical education programs and for rural areas, special populations, and large cities); research and development (including funding for tech prep); and general provisions (federal administrative provisions; state administrative provisions; definitions). (MN)
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Education, Cost Estimates, Education Work Relationship, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Federal State Relationship, Financial Support, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Program Costs, Program Implementation, Public Policy, Rural Education, Secondary Education, Special Needs Students, Tech Prep, Urban Education, Vocational Education
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 Education and the Workforce.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act 1990