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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
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. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1983
The federal role in helping colleges provide graduate education is considered, as part of hearings on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965. The question of whether there is access to graduate education is addressed. Attention is directed to the following concerns: the appropriate balance between undergraduate and graduate…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Debt (Financial), Eligibility, 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. – 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
Office of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. – 1985
The fiscal year (FY) 1984 annual report on executive agency actions to assist historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) is presented by the Secretary of Education in accordance with Executive Order 12320. The report is a compilation and comparison of actual dollar amounts obligated by the 27 designated federal agencies to the nation's…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Annual Reports, Black Colleges, Comparative Analysis
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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Judge, William J. – Journal of College and University Law, 1986
Courts have employed contract principles and workman's compensation theory in certain cases finding a student-athlete an employee of the institution. Should this impression be expanded and gain widespread judicial acceptance, the Internal Revenue Service could require the inclusion of scholarship amounts in the recipient's gross income.…
Descriptors: Athletes, College Athletics, College Students, Court Litigation
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Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1979
Hearings held before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education regarding reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and related measures are presented. The focal area is issues of administrative allowances for the student financial aid programs and student information. Title IV presently authorizes three administrative allowances for…
Descriptors: Consumer Protection, Educational Innovation, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
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Behrsin, A. Jan – Journal of College and University Law, 1981
Almost inevitably, tax courts will conclude that no portion of the payment made to hospital housestaff can be characterized as an excludable fellowship grant, since they refuse to consider segregating a housestaff member's educational activities from his service activities. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Federal Legislation, Fellowships, Graduate Medical Students