ERIC Number: ED441068
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Apr-12
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Opportunities Act. Report of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions To Accompany S. 2 Together with Additional and Minority Views. United States Senate, 106th Congress, 2d Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
This report focuses on the Educational Opportunities Act, S. 2, which was designed to reauthorize and improve programs under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 for the next 5 years. It describes the purposes of the Act's 11 titles, which focus on the following issues: helping disadvantaged children meet high standards; teacher quality; enrichment activities; safe and drug-free schools; educational opportunity initiatives; innovative education; Impact Aid; general provisions; and amendments to other acts. The report's 11 sections are: (1) "Purpose and Summary"; (2) "Background and Need for the Legislation"; (3) "History of the Legislation and Votes in Committee"; (4) "Explanation of the Bill and Committee Views"; (5) "Cost Estimate"; (6) "Regulatory Impact Statement"; (7) "Application of Law to the Legislative Branch"; (8) "Section-by-Section Analysis"; (9) "Additional Views"; (10) "Minority Views"; and (11) "Changes in Existing Law." (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Improvement, Educational Legislation, Educational Opportunities, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, School Safety, Teacher Competencies
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop: SSOP, Washington, DC 20402-9328.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act