ERIC Number: ED430459
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Report of the Legislative Educational Planning Committee to the 1999 Kansas Legislature.
Kansas State Legislative Research Dept., Topeka.
This report provide commentary and recommendations by the Kansas State Legislative Educational Planning Committee in regard to several areas of postsecondary education. It recommends the introduction of legislation to change the professional scholarship programs administered by the Kansas Board of Regents to make them more consistent; supports the recommendations of the State Treasurer's Task Force on Postsecondary Education Savings Plans; supports the development and implementation of community college core indicators; expresses its intent to monitor community college customized training programs and concurrent enrollments; supports adequate funding for area vocational schools and technical colleges; expresses its support for student assistance programs that target low- and lower-middle income students; and makes plans to meet during the 1999 legislative session with representatives of postsecondary education to discuss higher education reform. The report also addresses the Vision 2020 plan to transform Kansas Regents Universities, adult basic education and English as a second language programs, Washburn University goals and strategic planning, the Education Commission of the States, concurrent enrollment issues, amendments to the Dental Practice Act, transfer and articulation agreements, and high school weighted grade point averages. (MDM)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kansas State Legislative Research Dept., Topeka.
Identifiers - Location: Kansas