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ERIC Number: EJ831429
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1067-1803
Legislative Priorities for the 111th Congress
Community College Journal, v79 n4 p36-38 Feb-Mar 2009
Lawmakers this year on Capitol Hill will weigh critical issues of importance to the nation's community colleges. The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) will be hard at work to ensure the interests of two-year institutions are well represented. This article takes a brief look at the 2009 AACC-ACCT Joint Legislative Agenda. The legislative priorities for the 111th Congress include: (1) Appropriations; (2) Higher Education Act (HEA) Reauthorization Implementation; (3) Veterans; (4) Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Reauthorization; (5) Using the Tax Code to Finance Higher Education; (6) Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act ; (7) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Competitiveness; (8) Higher Education Act Title VI and Fulbright-Hays Programs; (9) International Students; (10) Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization; (11) Trade Adjustment Assistance; (12) Sustainability; (13) Allied Health and Nursing Legislation; (14) Homeland Security; (15) Rural Economic Development; (16) Welfare Reform; (17) Facilities; (18) Service Learning and Community Engagement; and (19) Older Students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act; Fulbright Hays Act; Higher Education Act Title VI; Workforce Investment Act 1998
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