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ERIC Number: ED462714
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 120
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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The Importance of Literacy. Hearing before the Committee on Education and the Workforce. House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session (Washington, DC, September 26, 2000).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
A hearing was held on Tuesday, September 26, 2000, by the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Education and the Workforce, Washington, DC, on the importance of literacy. The following U.S. Representatives were present: Goodling, Roukema, Schaffer, Hilleary, Ehlers, Fletcher, Isakson, Kildee, Owens, Payne, Scott, Hinojosa, McCarthy, Kind, Sanchez, Kucinich, Wu, and Holt. Statements and testimony were given by the following: Opening Statement of Chairman Bill Goodling, Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives; Statement of Dr. Donald N. Langenberg, Chancellor, University System of Maryland, Adelphi, MD; Statement of Ms. Linda Butler, Professional Development Specialist, NCHD Early Interventions Project, Washington, DC--accompanied by Mikea Brandon, Third Grade Student, Seaton Elementary School, Washington, DC; Statement of Miss Mikea Brandon, Third Grade Student, Seaton Elementary School, Washington, DC; Statement of Ms. Pam Barrett, Teacher, Tovashal Elementary School, Murietta, CA; Statement of Dr. Carmelita Williams, President, International Reading Association, Washington, DC; Statement of Ms. Jacqueline Martino, Teacher, York Even Start Program, York, PA--accompanied by Pam Neifert, Director of Federal Programs, City of York, PA; Statement of Mr. Enrique Ramirez, Former Adult Education Student, San Francisco, CA; Appendix A--Written Opening Statement of Chairman Bill Goodling, Committee on Education and the Workforce, US House of Representatives, Washington, DC; Appendix B--Written Testimony of Dr. Donald N. Langenberg, Chancellor, University System of Maryland, Adelphi, MD; Appendix C--Written Testimony of Ms. Linda Butler, Professional Development Specialist, NICHD Early Interventions Project, Washington, DC; Appendix D--Written Statement of Miss Mikea Brandon, Third Grade Student, Seaton Elementary School, Washington, DC; Appendix E--Written testimony of Mrs. Pam Barrett, Teacher, Tovashal Elementary School, Murietta, CA; Appendix F--Written testimony of Dr. Carmelita Williams, President, International Reading Association, Washington, DC; Appendix G--Written Testimony of Ms. Jacqueline Martino, Teacher, York Even Start Program, York, PA; and Appendix H--Written Statement of Representative Ruben Hinojosa, Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC. (NKA)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.