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US Senate, 2011
Among the topics discussed in this hearing were: what constitutes green energy, how workers can best be provided the skills to thrive in green industries, and the future of America's energy and environmental policies. Statements were presented by: Honorable Patty Murray, a U.S. Senator from the State of Washington, opening statement; Honorable…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Legislators, Labor, Presidents
US House of Representatives, 2011
This hearing reviewed ways individuals can make federal job training programs more efficient and effective. Such programs are critical to fostering a competitive workforce and assisting unemployed citizens. However, serious concerns about program fragmentation and potential duplication exist that could result in significant waste. This Committee…
Descriptors: Job Training, Labor Force Development, Program Effectiveness, Competition
US Senate, 2004
The purpose of this hearing was to gather information and hear testimony on three issues: (1) the expansion of the Cancer Research Center in Hawaii; (2) the recently granted legislative authority for Hawaii 3R's to utilize monies in the Native Hawaiian Education funds to repair those public schools to 25 percent or more Native Hawaiian children;…
Descriptors: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Schools, Hawaiians
Reed, Deborah – Public Policy Institute of California, 2003
The United States has experienced a significant increase in educational attainment since the 1970s. Young adults in school today are more likely than their parents to finish high school, attend college, and graduate from college. Yet, in California the share of working-age adults who do not have a high school diploma or certificate of General…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Adult Education, Educational Attainment, Educational Status Comparison