Department of Education Oversight, Gatekeeping: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Second Session, June 6, 1996
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. Subcommittee on Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1997 - 239 pages
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Ability accountability accrediting agencies addition administrative Amendments analysis annual total data areas assessment associated average BARNES believe BLANCHETTE certification cohort data Commission completion concerns CONGRESS THE LIBRARY consistent continuing correlation default rates definition Department Department of Education determine develop effect eligibility enrollment ensure faculty Federal Figure five full-time funds gatekeeping going graduation rates higher education improve included increase independent indicates institutions less loans LONGANECKER look mean measures meet obtained offered operation outcomes oversight part-time participate Pell grants percent percentage percentage points performance placement postsecondary presented prior problem programs proprietary schools question reasons receiving regression regulations relationship requirements responsibility RESS role school characteristics schools and colleges SHAYS significant staff standards statistically Table Title IV Title IV programs turnover variables vocational withdrawal rates
Page 6 - I would ask unanimous consent that all members of the subcommittee be permitted to place any opening statement in the record and that the record remain open for 3 days for that purpose. Without objection, so ordered. I also ask unanimous consent that our witnesses be permitted to include their written statements in the record.
Page 101 - Success with respect to student achievement in relation to the institution's mission, including, as appropriate, consideration of course completion, State licensing examination, and job placement rates.
Page 102 - Its mission is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the Nation.
Page 67 - ... a program of training to prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation; and (4) is a public or other nonprofit institution.
Page 13 - Protecting an institution against harmful internal and external pressures! 6. Creating goals for self-improvement of weaker programs and stimulating a general raising of standards among educational institutions; 7. Involving the faculty and staff comprehensively in institutional evaluation and planning; 8. Establishing criteria for professional certification, licensure, and for upgrading courses offering such preparation; and 9. Providing one basis for determining eligibility for Federal assistance.
Page 229 - ... the last two years of high school and the first two of college in a shorter period of time and yet not lose the essential values of a liberal education.
Page 62 - Department to attain clear, measurable and binding performance standards to help meet the requirements of the Government Performance and Results Act of 1 993 (GPRA).