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US Senate, 2017
This hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions examines No Child Left Behind, focusing on testing and accountability. At the center of the debate about how to fix No Child Left Behind is what to do about the Federal requirement that states, each year, administer 17 standardized tests with high stakes consequences.…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Accountability
June, Audrey Williams – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
Stephen J. Trachtenberg planned to stick around for only a decade as president of George Washington University. But when he retired recently, he had stayed at the helm for 19 years. Now Mr. Trachtenberg, 69, is chairman of the education practice at the executive-search firm Korn/Ferry International. This article presents Mr. Trachtenberg's…
Descriptors: College Presidents, College Faculty, Salaries, Teacher Salaries
US House of Representatives, 2005
The purpose of this field hearing was for the members of the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, to learn more about a variety of programs authorized and funded by Title VI. Continued Federal support for these programs reflects the significance and growing relevance of language and area studies,…
Descriptors: International Studies, Higher Education, National Security, Latin American Culture
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands). – 1985
Compiled here are the following Council-related reports and papers from the 1985 general conference of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA): (1) "Trends 1983-84," which is a report to the Council by the Secretary General, Margreet Wijnstroom, and includes sections on the organization, its actions as the global…
Descriptors: Budgets, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary. – 1995
This document presents witness testimony and supplemental materials from a Congressional hearing called to address pornography in cyberspace. It features opening statements by Senator Charles E. Grassley and Senator Patrick J. Leahy; and statements by Senators Strom Thurmond, Russell D. Feingold, Orrin G. Hatch, Chairman of the Senate Committee on…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Censorship, Child Welfare, Computer Software
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology. – 1993
This document contains transcriptions of testimony and prepared statements on national technology policy with a focus on President Clinton and Vice President Gore's initiatives to support the development of a national information infrastructure. On the first day of the hearing testimony was received from Edward H. Salmon, Chairman, New Jersey…
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Government Role, Information Networks, Information Technology
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1986
This document contains the texts of two Congressional hearings examining youth suicide, youth suicide prevention, and the appropriate role of the federal government. The texts of two bills are included: H.R. 1099 which would require the Secretary of Education to establish a grant program to assist local educational agencies in operating…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Death, Federal Legislation, Government Role