Education Information: Changes in Funds and Priorities Have Affected Production and Quality : Report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Select Education, Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives

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Página 12 - The purpose of the Center shall be to collect and disseminate statistics and other data related to education in the United States and in other nations. The Center shall. . .collect, collate, and, from time to time, report full and complete statistics on the conditions of education in the United States; conduct and publish reports on specialized analyses of the meaning and significance of such statistics; and review and report on education activities in foreign countries.
Página 11 - Inequalities of opportunity to receive high quality education remain pronounced. To achieve quality will require far more dependable knowledge about the processes of learning and education than now exists or can be expected from present research and experimentation in this field.
Página 10 - Child Care Arrangements in the United States in 1974," testimony before the Subcommittee on Employment, Poverty and Migratory Labor of the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, and the Subcommittee on Select Education of the House Committee on Education and Labor, Joint Hearings on the Child and Family Services Act, 1975, 94th Congress, 1st Session, Feb.
Página 2 - Research activities shifted away from the collection of new data to service-oriented activities such as dissemination, so much so that the availability of upto-date information to disseminate to teachers and other practitioners may be threatened.
Página 71 - Budget, various years), and the Implicit Price Deflator for federal government purchases of goods and services as reported...
Página 46 - Department officials asked the committee on national statistics of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS...
Página 11 - Institute on the following priority research and development needs — "(A) improvement in student achievement in the basic educational skills, including reading and mathematics; "(B) overcoming problems of finance, productivity, and management in educational institutions; "(C) improving the ability of schools to meet their responsibilities to provide equal educational opportunities for students of limited Englishspeaking ability, women, and students who are socially, economically, or educationally...
Página 14 - I appear today to urge your support for the funding of the National Institute of Education, the National Center for Education Statistics, and research related programs in the Department of Education.
Página 24 - ... advisory committee shall hold public hearings to advise the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the State Board of Education, the Legislature, and the Governor on all of the following matters: (1) The allocation among authorized functions of the funds reserved for use at the discretion of the state under Chapter 2 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981.
Página 2 - These budget cuts have had a marked effect on the work and products of OERI. A US General Accounting Office report (1987:2) that reviewed the work of NIE, NCES, and the department's Office of Policy, Budget, and Evaluation concluded: During the past decade, the production of federally sponsored research, statistical, and evaluative information on education has declined notably so much so that the availability of up-to-date information to disseminate to teachers and other practitioners may be threatened.

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