ERIC Number: ED340279
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jun
Hearings on the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965: Title IX, TRIO and State Student Incentive Grants, and Campus-Based Programs. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session (June 13, 18, and 26, 1991).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
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 education through fellowships. It also aids disadvantaged students in receiving legal training and provides for clinical experiences for law students. On the first day witnesses testified regarding the reauthorization of this title, suggested revisions to the Harris, Javits, and National Need Fellowship programs, the Department of Education's plan to combine all the Higher Education Act graduate fellowship programs into one national graduate fellowship program and the general condition of graduate education in the United States. On the second day witnesses testified regarding the TRIO programs, the State Student Incentive Grant program, and the Veterans Education Outreach Program. On the final day of the hearing witnesses testified regarding the reform and improvement of campus-based student financial assistance programs: the Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant program, the College Work-Study program, and Perkins Loans. Witnesses who appeared included officials from the Department of Education, representatives of national associations for various types of education professionals, executives from postsecondary education institutions nation-wide, and a graduate student. Included are the prepared statements of the witnesses, statements of witnesses who did not appear in person, and many supplemental materials and correspondence. (JB)
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Fellowships, Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Hearings, Higher Education, Legal Education (Professions), Veterans Education, Work Study Programs
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act Title IX; Perkins Loan Program