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ERIC Number: ED572217
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 44
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Promoting College Access and Success for Students with Disabilities. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, Second Session on Examining Promoting College Access and Success for Students with Disabilities (February 27, 2014). Senate Hearing 113-721
US Senate
The roundtable discussion transcribed in this report focuses on how students with disabilities are accessing and succeeding in post-secondary education. It marks the sixth in a series to examine issues the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions plans to address in the upcoming reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. Statements were presented by: (1) Honorable Tom Harkin (Chairman, opening statement); (2) Honorable Lamar Alexander, a U.S. Senator from the State of Tennessee (opening statement); (3) Honorable Tim Scott, a U.S. Senator from the State of South Carolina; (4) Honorable Tammy Baldwin, a U.S. Senator from the State of Wisconsin; (5) Honorable Robert P. Casey, Jr., a U.S. Senator from the State of Pennsylvania; (6) Honorable Patty Murray, a U.S. Senator from the State of Washington; and (7) Honorable Elizabeth Warren, a U.S. Senator from the State of Massachusetts. Prepared witness statements were given by: (1) Melissa Emery-Arras, Director of Education, Workforce, and Income Security Issues, U.S. Accountability Office, Boston, Massachusetts; (2) Laysha Ostrow, MPP, Ph.D. Candidate, Student, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland; (3) Dana Fink, Assistant Project Coordinator, Institute for Educational Leadership, Washington, DC; (4) Will Farrior, Student, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina; (5) Elizabeth Evans Getzel, Project Director, ACE-IT in College, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia; and (6) Katherine Myers, Associate Director, Office of Disability Services, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio.
US Senate. Available from: US Government Printing Office. 732 North Capitol Street, Washington, DC 20401. Tel: 866-512-1800; Fax: 202-512-2104; Web site: http://www.senate.gov
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: US Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Rehabilitation Act 1973