ERIC Number: ED463679
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Oct-4
Reference Count: N/A
Safety in Study Abroad Programs. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Education and the Workforce. House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
This document contains the transcript and related written statements of a hearing held to discuss the safety standards and practices of study abroad programs. The tragedies that have occurred in recent years are not the norm in study abroad, but they focus attention on this rapidly growing and unstructured field. The report contains the opening statement of Subcommittee Chairman Pete Hoekstra and the statement by Congressman Tim Roemer, ranking minority member of the committee. Additional information on the topic is contained in the statements of these experts and stakeholders: (1) John G. Amato; (2) Peter McPherson; (3) David C. Larsen; (4) Brett Laquercia; (5) A. Lee Fritschler; and (6) Dianne M. Andruch. Ten appendixes contain the written statements of these witnesses and two statements submitted for the record from individuals who did not testify. (SLD)
Descriptors: Child Safety, College Students, Hearings, Higher Education, International Education, Program Evaluation, School Safety, Student Exchange Programs, Study Abroad
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.