To Authorize a White House Conference on Education: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 17772 ... Hearings Held in Washington, D.C., September 14 and 17, 1970

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1970 - 36 pages
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Page 1 - Be it enacted by the Senate and Souse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Arms Control and Disarmament Act Amendments in 1975".
Page 2 - Members of the Committee shall serve without compensation, but may receive travel expenses (including per diem in lieu of subsistence) as authorized by section 5703 (b) of title 5, United States Code, for persons in the Government service employed intermittently, while employed in the business of the Committee away from their homes or regular places of business. (5) The Committee is authorized to appoint, without...
Page 3 - Presidents in office when the monumental education laws were enacted, the National Defense Education Act of 1958 and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and the Higher Education Act, both of 1965.
Page 19 - What should our schools accomplish ? In what ways can we organize our school systems more efficiently and economically ? What are our school building needs ? How can we get enough good teachers — and keep them...
Page 2 - ... equivalency levels. ( J) The contribution of nonpublic primary and secondary education in providing alternate educational experiences for pupils and a variety of options for parents in guiding their children's development. (2) Participants in conference activities at the State and local levels are authorized to narrow the scope of their deliberations to the educational problems which they consider to be most critical in their respective areas, but shall be encouraged by the National Conference...
Page 34 - The subcommittee stands adjourned. (Whereupon, at 11:15 am, the subcommittee adjourned.) (The following statements were submitted for the record:) STATEMENT OF THE AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION The American Council on Education has studied HR 17772 and has discussed the bill with other national associations of higher education.
Page 2 - From the sums appropriated pursuant to subsection (e) the Commissioner is authorized to make a grant to each State, upon application of the Governor thereof, in order to assist in meeting the costs of that State's participation in the Conference program (including the conduct of conferences at the State and local levels). (2) Grants made pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be made only with the approval of the Chairman of the Committee. (3) Funds appropriated for the purposes of this subsection shall...
Page 15 - The meeting is adjourned. (Whereupon, at 11 am, the subcommittee was adjourned, to reconvene at 10 am, Thursday, September...
Page 1 - The place of occupational education (including education in proprietary schools) in the educational structure and the role of vocational and technical education in assuring that the Nation's requirements for skilled manpower are met. (G) The structure and needs of postsecondary education, including methods of providing adequate levels of student assistance and institutional support. (H) The adequacy of education at all levels...
Page 2 - ... by the President pro tempore of the Senate, and ten of whom shall be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. The Committee shall at Its first meeting select a Chairman and a Vice Chairman. "(2) (A) The Committee shall provide guidance and planning for the Conference and shall make a final report (and such Interim reports as may be desirable) of the results, findings, and recommendations of the Conference to the President and to the Congress not later than December 1, 1977. "(B)...

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