ERIC Number: ED464999
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Sep-5
Reference Count: N/A
Educating Homeless Children. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families of the Committee on Education and the Workforce. House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session (Phoenix, Arizona, September 5, 2000).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
This hearing before the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, House of Representatives, which was held in Phoenix, Arizona, focused on ensuring equal educational opportunities for homeless children. After an opening statement by the Honorable Matt Solomon, Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, House of Representatives, there are nine statements from Lisa Graham Keegan, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Arizona Department of Education, Phoenix, Arizona; Eddie Basha, Basha's Markets, Chandler, Arizona; Sandra E. Dowling, Superintendent, Maricopa County Schools, Phoenix, Arizona; Edith Sims, Education Specialist, Spokane Public Schools, Spokane, Washington; Sara Garfield, Executive Director, St. Mary's Interfaith Transitional Learning Center, Stockton, California; Chuck Bacon, Former Student, Thomas P. Pappas School, Phoenix, Arizona; Tammy Wells, Parent; Walter Varner, President, National Association of the Education of Homeless Children and Youth, Baltimore, Maryland; and Luisa Stark, Executive Director, Phoenix Consortium to End Homelessness, Phoenix, Arizona. Fourteen appendixes present the opening statement, written statements, relevant newspaper articles, and letters of support. (SM)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Aid, Hearings, Homeless People, Public Education
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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.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 1987