ERIC Number: ED465373
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Field Hearing on Technology in Schools: Preparing for the 21st Century. 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, First Session (Petaluma, California, August 30, 1999).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
The Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families, Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives met, pursuant to call, on August 30, 1999 in the Petaluma Community Center, Petaluma, California, with Chairman of the Subcommittee Michael Castle presiding. This document represents the field hearing on how educational technology can be used to improve the academic education of the Nation's children. The hearing continues the examination of this issue, which the Chairman began in his home state of Delaware. Contents include opening statements of Chairman Michael Castle and of Representative Lynn Woolsey, Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families, Education and the Workforce, and statements of: Representative Robert Scott, Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families, Committee on Education and the Workforce; Ms. Alice Smiler Ostrovsky, Program Manager, Design Your Future, Autodesk Inc., San Rafael, California; Ms. Vanessa Caveney, Intern, Design Your Future; Dr. Greta Viguie, Assistant Superintendent, Cotati-Rohnert Park School District, Rohnert Park, California; Ms. Daisy Dampsky, Director, Safe Havens for Youth, United Way of Sonoma-Mendocino-Lake Counties, Santa Rosa, California; Dr. Janese Swanson, Founder, Girl Tech, San Rafael, California; and Ms. Cindana Cornwell, Vice President of Marketing, Spectraswitch Inc., Santa Rosa, California. Appendixes include the opening statement of Chairman Michael Castle; H.R. 2387, "Getting Our Girls Ready for the 21st Century," introduced by Representative Lynn Woolsey; and statements of: Ms. Alice Smiler Ostrovsky, Ms. Vanessa Caveney, Dr. Greta Viguie, Dr. Janese Swanson, and Ms. Cindana Cornwell. (Includes a table of indexes.) (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Development, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Futures (of Society), Hearings, Instructional Improvement, Legislation, Public Policy
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop: SSOP, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402-9328.
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.