Hispanic Access to Higher Education: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, First Session ....
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education
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Página 142 - Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations, racial or religious groups, and shall further the activities of the United Nations for the maintenance of peace.
Página 585 - We do not believe that a public commitment to excellence and educational reform must be made at the expense of a strong public commitment to the equitable treatment of our diverse population. The twin goals of equity and high-quality schooling have profound and practical meaning for our economy and society, and we cannot permit one to yield to the other either in principle or in practice.
Página 590 - I express my appreciation to the chairman and members of the subcommittee for granting us this time. I understand there will be a witness tomorrow morning also from Utah. We have within our State a situation which would be affected by the bill before the subcommittee. I have been most interested in the legislation. In fact, I appear as a cosponsor of the bill. It will become...
Página 459 - English-speaking abilities of linguistic-minority children. However, even when Hispanic children are diagnosed as "limited-English" or "non-English proficient," fewer than half are enrolled in bilingual programs. Further, few classrooms have Hispanic teachers: In 1976, less than 3 percent of all public school employees were Hispanic, with nearly as many Hispanic service workers (custodians) as Hispanic teachers. Until the number of Hispanic educators is increased, bilingual programs and school systems...
Página 286 - State which may take and claim the benefit of this act, to the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college, where the leading object shall be— without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics...
Página 532 - I would like to thank you for providing me with this opportunity to voice my support of the Voluntary Military Manpower Procurement Act which I and many others have cosponsored.
Página 425 - TITLE III— STRENGTHENING DEVELOPING INSTITUTIONS AUTHORIZATION SEC. 301. (a) The Commissioner shall carry out a program of special assistance to strengthen the academic quality of developing institutions which have the desire and potential to make a substantial contribution to the, higher education resources of the Nation but which are struggling for survival and are isolated from the main currents of academic life.
Página 439 - Chairman and other Members of the Subcommittee: It is indeed a pleasure to have the opportunity to offer testimony in support of the five Regional Aquaculture Centers.
Página 459 - issues of limited access, discriminatory employment practices, and high attrition disproportionately affect Hispanic students. Although there is a public perception that Hispanic enrollments have greatly increased in recent years, the reality is very different, for Hispanic students have neither attained access into a broad range of institutions nor dramatically increased their numbers throughout the system.