ERIC Number: ED473910
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
"The First Tee: Building Character Education." Hearing before the Committee on Education and the Workforce. House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session (June 25, 2002).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
This publication covers the U.S. House of Representatives June 25, 2002, hearing on building character education through the "First Tee" program in U.S. public schools. The First Tee is a youth character-building organization with programs located throughout the country. It provides young people of all backgrounds the opportunity to develop values and character traits that can positively impact their lives and their school experiences through golf and character education. The publication explains that First Tee programs are community-based and are implemented through a partnership of parents, civic and corporate leaders, state and local governments, youth-serving agencies, schools, and the golf community. The publication contains the following: "Opening Statement of Chairman John A. Boehner, Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC"; "Opening Statement of Representative Ron Kind, Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC"; "Statement of Jack Nicklaus, Professional Golfer, North Palm Beach, Florida"; "Statement of Amber Davis, First Tee Participant, East Point, Georgia"; "Statement of Joe Louis Barrow, Jr., Senior Vice President and Executive Director, The First Tee, St. Augustine, Florida"; "Statement of Duane W. Dedelow, Jr., Mayor, Hammond, Indiana"; "Statement of Karen W. Schoenfeld, LaCrossroads High School, La Crosse, Wisconsin"; "Statement of Anne Flannery, Executive Director, P.E.4Life, Washington, DC"; "Statement of Robert S. Krause, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas"; and contains eleven appendices (A-K) consisting of written statements by other scholars, celebrities, and political figures. (BT)
Descriptors: Community Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Golf, Hearings, Partnerships in Education, Program Development, Public Schools, Values
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.