ERIC Number: ED426673
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Oct-7
Reference Count: N/A
Public Law 105-244. Higher Education Amendments of 1998, 105th Congress.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.
The complete text of the Higher Education Act Amendments of 1998 is divided into eight sections: Title I covers general provisions; Title II teacher quality enhancement grants; Title III addresses institutional aid, including strengthening historically black colleges and universities and the minority science and engineering improvement program; Title IV, student assistance, has eight parts which deal with grants to students, the Federal Family Education Loan Program, federal work-study programs, the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, federal Perkins loans, need analysis, general provisions, and program integrity; Title V, is titled developing institutions and covers a new program for Hispanic-serving institutions; Title VI, international education programs, includes foreign language studies and the Institute for International Public Policy); Title VII covers graduate and postsecondary improvement programs; and Title VIII addresses various studies, reports, and related programs. Part A covers various studies of federal student loan programs, student debt, transfer of credits, and so on; Part B deals with the advanced placement incentive program; Part C covers community scholarship mobilization; Part D covers grants to states for workplace and community transition training for incarcerated youth offenders; Part E covers grants to combat violent crimes against women on campus; Part F covers improving U.S. understanding of science, engineering, and technology in East Asia; Part G covers Olympic scholarships; Part H covers the Underground Railroad programs; Part I covers summer travel and work programs; and Part J covers the Web-Based Education Commission. Title IX, amendments to other laws, has nine parts: extension and revision of Indian higher education programs, education of the deaf, the United States Institute of Peace, voluntary retirement incentive plans, general education provisions amendment, liaison for proprietary institutions of higher education, other statutes, and repeals. (DB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Family Education Loan Program; Federal Direct Student Loan Program; Higher Education Act Amendments 1998; Perkins Loan Program