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    Review of Education Department Audit

    Witnesses testified regarding the review of the audit for the Department of Education. They focused on the inability to produce timely financial statements for the audit. They…

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    Year 2000 Computer Problem Readiness and Schools

    Officials talked about a survey of American schools designed to determine if they would be prepared for potential computer problems resulting for the date change on January 1, 2000. They…

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    Elementary and Secondary Education Act

    Mr. Smith and Mr. Ambach talked about the Elementary and Secondary Education Act which provides federal funding for public schools. They focused on the additional aid for…

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    Higher Education Act

    Participants discussed various government and business programs to assist students in going to college. They focused on at-risk students and various mentoring and scholarship programs…

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    Education Issues

    Mr. Smith discussed news stories and his duties in the Education Department. He talked about the size and the budget of the department. He responded to audience telephone…

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    National Voluntary Test Initiative

    Secretary Riley talked about the new voluntary testing initiative that is designed to guage the reading skills of fourth graders and the mathematics skills of eighth graders. Officials…

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    Education Department Budget Proposal

    Secretary Riley highlighted various aspects of the education portions of the president’s 1998 budget, including college tax credits and national education standards. He stressed…

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    U.S. Education Policy

    Secretary Riley spoke to Department of Education employees about the need for a coherent education policy in the U.S. He discussed the importance of improving education goals in math and…

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    Task Force Progress Reports PM Session

    The National Council on Education Standards and Testing continued to discuss the progress of its task force on assessment issues during the afternoon session of their meeting in Washington,…

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    Task Force Progress Reports AM Session

    The National Council on Education Standards and Testing met in Washington DC to discuss the progress being made on a report to be released at the end of 1991 on a proposal for voluntary…

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    National Education Standards, P.M. Session

    The Interim Council on Standards and Testing continued to discuss possible national standards for academic achievement in U.S. schools and methods for assessing achievement through national…

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