ERIC Number: ED480948
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-May
Reference Count: N/A
The State of American Higher Education: What Are Parents, Students, and Taxpayers Getting for Their Money? Hearing before the Committee on Education and the Workforce. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, First Session (May 13, 2003).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
The Committee on Education and the Workforce of the U.S. House of Representatives met to hear testimony on the state of U.S. higher education and what taxpayers, parents, and students are receiving for their money. The hearing was held in the context of the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. Opening statements by Representative John Boehner, Committee Chairman, and Representative Dale Kildee set the stage for the testimony of these witnesses: (1) Charles Miller, Chairman, University of Texas System; (2) Mary Ellen Duncan, President, Howard Community College, Maryland; and (3) Frank Newman, Director, The Futures Project, Brown University, Rhode Island. Seven appendixes contain the written statements of the witnesses, some additional material, responses from two of the witnesses to written questions from Representative Ruben Hinojosa, and a written statement by Dennis J. Kucinich. The discussions and witness testimony centered on the crucial areas of accountability, accessibility, affordability, and quality. (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accountability, Educational Quality, Hearings, Higher Education, Student Financial Aid, Tax Allocation
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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.