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COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABCR
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NINETY-FOURTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

H.R. 5988

TO EXTEND THE AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR
THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION, AND FOR OTHER

PURPOSES

HEARINGS HELD IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
JULY 30; NOVEMBER 3, 4, 5, AND 6, 1975

Printed for the use of the Committee on Education and Labor

CARL D. PERKINS, Chairman

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Prepared statements, letters, supplemental material, etc.:

Brown, Dr. Janet W., president of the Federation of Organizations for Page Professional Women, prepared statement of--

143 Cannon, William B., Dean, Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin..

119 Corbally, Hon. John E., chairman, National Council on Educational

Research, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, pre-
pared statement of --

28 Cronin, Joseph M., prepared statement on behalf of Gene V. Glass, president, American Educational Research Association..

171 Darland, Dave, Associate Director of Instruction and Professional

Development, National Education Association, prepared statement
of..

212 Egbert, Robert L., dean, Teachers College, University of NebraskaLincoln, on behalf of American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, prepared statement of --

179 Fraser, Hon. Donald, a Representative in Congress from the State of Minnesota, prepared statement of

7 Gallagher, James J., director, Frank Porter Graham Child Develop

ment Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, prepared
statement of.--

74 Glennan, Thomas, study director, National Academy of Sciences,

Washington, D.C., prepared statement of.. Hodgkinson, Hon. Harold L., summary of testimony and prepared statement of..

17, 259 Howe, Harold, II, vice president for education and research, The Ford Foundation, New York, N.Y., prepared statement of..

86 Jones, Philip R., president, The Council for Exceptional Children, prepared statement of..

149 Kemble, Eugenia, special assistant to the president, American Federation of Teachers, prepared statement of

215 Krathwohl, David R., dean, School of Education, Syracuse Uni

versity, on behalf of Selected Educational Organizations, prepared
statement of .--

182 Levien, Dr. Roger E., acting director, International Institute for

Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria, prepared statement
of

35 Peterson, Ray, director, Federal-State Relations, Council of Chief

State School Officers, Washington, D.C., prepared statement of.. 185 Pforzheimer, Hon. Carl H., Jr., member, National Council on Educa

tion Research, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare,
prepared statement of..

231 Rossmiller, Richard A., and Richard G. Scanlon, prepared statement of

95 Salvatierra, Richard D., and Roger W. Gomez, LULAC National Education Service Centers, prepared statement of

161 Saunders, Charles B. Jr., director, Governmental Relations, American

Council on Education, prepared statement of..
Steinhilber, August, assistant executive director, Office of Federal

Relations, National School Boards Association, prepared statement
of.

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Trotter, Virginia Y., Assistant Secretary for Education, Department
of Health, Education, and Welfare -

233 Turnbull, William W., president, Educational Testing Scrvice,

Princeton, N.J., prepared statement of..
Van Hook, Victor, president, American Vocational Association,
Washington, D.C. prepared statement of -

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Weathersby, George B., associate professor, Harvard Graduate School
of Education, prepared statement of..

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American Educational Research Association, prepared statement of ..
Davis, Robert W., director, The Curriculum Laboratory, University of

Illinois, Urbana, Ill., prepared statement of.
Education Task Force, National Conference of State Legislatures, state-

ment of
Jackson, Philip W., dean and chairman, The University of Chicago,

Chicago, Ill., letter to Jack Duncan, dated July 21, 1975-
Lamborn, Robert L., executive director, The Council for American Private

Education, prepared statement of -
Lang, Duaine C., president, Association of Teacher Educators, Washington,

D.C., letter to Chairman Brademas, dated July 10, 1975--
Pickle, Hon. J. J., a Representative in Congress from the State of Texas,

prepared statement of
Suppes, Patrick, president, National Academy of Education, Stanford,

Calif., letter to Chairman Brademas, dated July 17, 1975.--

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NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION

WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 1975

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
SUBCOMMITTEE ON SELECT EDUCATION OF THE
COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR,

Washington, D.C. The subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 9:39 a.m. in room 2257, Rayburn House Office Building, Hon. John Brademas (chairman of the subcommittee) presiding.

Members present: Representatives Brademas, Chisholm, Lehman, Cornell, Beard, Hall, and Jeffords.

Staff present: Jack Duncan, counsel; Patricia Watts, administrative assistant; Jill Nevil, staff assistant; Christopher T. Cross, minority legislative associate.

Mr. BRADEMAS. The Subcommittee on Select Education of the House Committee on Education and Labor will come to order for the purpose of conducting hearings on H.R. 5988, a bill to extend the authorization of appropriations for the National Institute of Education.

[Text of H.R. 5988 follows:)

[H.R. 5988, 94th Cong. 1st Sess.] A BILL To extend the authorization of appropriations for the National Institute of Education, to establish

priorities on which the resources of the Institute will be concentrated, and for other purposes Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 405(b)(2) of the General Education Provisions Act is amended to read as follows:

“(2) The Institute shall, in accordance with the provisions of this section, seek to improve education in the United States through concentrating the resources of the 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 disadvantaged;

(D) preparation of youths and adults for entering and progressing in careers;

“(E) improved dissemination of the results of, and knowledge gained from, educational research and development, including assistance to educational

agencies and institutions in the application of such results and knowledge.”. SEC. 2. (a) Section 405(c)(1) of such Act is amended by striking out “Eight members” and inserting in lieu thereof “A majority of the members”.

(b) Section 405(c)(2) of such Act is amended by striking out "and" before. “(B)” in the first sentence and by inserting the following before the period at the end of that sentence: ", and (C) the term of office of each member shall expire on September 30 of the year in which such term would otherwise expire,

(1)

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