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

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1997 - 239 pages
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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).
Page 122 - I will be happy to respond to any questions the members of the subcommittee may have, and I ask that my complete statement be included in the record.

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