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US Congress, 2011
The America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-358) was put in place to invest in innovation through research and development, to improve the competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes. The table of contents for this Act is as follows: (1) Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents; (2) Sec. 2. Definitions; and (3)…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Computation, Research and Development, Innovation
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1977
This publication is a comprehensive record of testimony and exhibits presented to the Subcommitee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor of the U.S. House of Representatives during oversight hearings on all forms of Federal student financial assistance. The hearings were conducted on May 25, June 1, June 8, June 9, June…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
Aleman, Steven R. – 1993
The Bilingual Education Act (BEA) title VII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), is the federal program intended to help children who are limited English proficient (LEP) learn English. BEA activities focus on transitional bilingual education; developmental bilingual education; special alternative instruction (such as English as…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language)
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1991
The United States House of Representatives' Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education met for 3 days for a hearing, one of a series of hearings on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965, on this occasion to hear testimony on that Act's Title IX. Title IX focuses on identifying and providing assistance for students to pursue graduate…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education. – 1991
This hearing report, one of a series on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965, contains testimony concerning Titles I, VI, and XI of that Act. Title I authorizes a series of programs designed to aid the nontraditional student. Title VI provides funds for fellowships, the establishment of national resource centers, language…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Economic Development, Federal Legislation, Fellowships
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. – 1990
This Senate bill would initiate a variety of measures aimed at improving the recruitment, retention, and professional development of qualified elementary and secondary school teachers. It focuses these efforts particularly where acute teacher shortages have been identified, including shortages of minority teachers, teachers for limited English…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Federal Aid
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. – 1983
Hearings on a bill to establish a Soviet and Eastern-European research training fund are presented. The Senate bill, the Soviet-East European Research and Training Act of 1983, identifies priorities in Soviet and East European studies and seeks to develop American resources and strength in these areas. It provides fellowships for training and…
Descriptors: Area Studies, College Second Language Programs, Experiential Learning, Federal Aid
Anderson, Raymond B.; Sanderson, Allen R. – 1982
An agenda for research on financial issues in graduate education is proposed for the National Commission for Student Financial Assistance, based on the stipulations of Public Law 96-374, Section 491, part (7)(A). Research needs are as follows: (1) to determine the extent to which students may be dissuaded from pursuing graduate education on…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Assistantships, Disadvantaged, Federal Aid
McMullan, Sandra H. – 1987
An overview of the former taxation of scholarships and fellowships is presented, along with information on the practical implications of the changes brought about by the Tax Reform Act of 1986. Included is a copy of the guidelines issued by the Treasury Department and supplementary legislative history information from the "General Explanation…
Descriptors: College Students, Compensation (Remuneration), Federal Legislation, Fellowships
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1987
The Congressional Research Service has compiled the information in this document in order to assist the 100th Congress as it considers reauthorization of most of the major Federal elementary and secondary programs. For each program, basic statistics, a short history, and a summary of the major issues confronting the Congress in reauthorization are…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House. – 1986
This conference report covers the Higher Education Amendments of 1986. The following titles of the Higher Education Act are amended: Title I, Postsecondary Programs for Nontraditional Students; Title II, Libraries; Title III, Institutional Aid; Title IV, Student Assistance; Title V, Teacher Training and Development; Title VI, International…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, College Administration, College Buildings, College Libraries
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1985
Hearings on reauthorization of Titles II, VI, VIII, X, and XI of the Higher Education Act are presented. For Title II, the college library programs, Congress seeks acceptable criteria for providing library aid based on need and to determine needs for traineeships and fellowships for professional and paraprofessional librarians. Considerations for…
Descriptors: Area Studies, College Libraries, College Science, College Second Language Programs
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1984
Hearings on a bill to reauthorize the Higher Education Act of 1965 are presented, with attention to policy formulations of the Higher Education Act Amendments of 1984 and the Administration's fiscal year (FY) 1985 budget and legislative proposals. Consideration is given to the appropriate federal role in higher education, the proper focus of…
Descriptors: Budgets, Eligibility, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. – 1980
United States Senate hearings on S. 1839, a bill to extend the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes, are presented. Testimony concerning the proposed Higher Education Amendments of 1979 is presented by college administrators, financial aid officers, students, teachers, researchers, and representatives of the federal and state…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Libraries, Community Colleges, Community Services
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. – 1980
This is a report of hearings held in Washington, D.C., on March 10 and 12, 1980, on the Health Professions Education and Distribution Act of 1980--three bills amending Public Health Service Act, Titles VII and VIII, and the national health Service Corps Program. S. 2375 would extend assistance programs for training health professionals and the…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Fellowships
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