National Planning for Education

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Academy for Educational Development, 1970 - Education - 157 pages

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Page 11-31 - Section 2 of the bill would declare it to be the "continuing policy and responsibility of the Federal Government, consistent with the primary responsibilities of State and local governments and the private sector, to promote and encourage such conditions as will give every American the opportunity to live in decency and dignity, and to provide a clear and precise picture of whether such conditions are promoted and...
Page 2 - Wilms, of the Center For Research and Development in Higher Education, University of California, Berkeley, published a study entitled "Proprietary Versus Public Vocational Training.
Page 11-32 - Congress; (2) current and foreseeable trends in education; (3) a review of the education program of the federal government during the preceding year and its effect upon educational opportunities in this country; and (4) a program for carrying out the declaration of policy, together with such recommendations for legislation as were deemed necessary or desirable. The President could also transmit from time to time to the Congress supplementary reports, covering any additional or revised recommendations.
Page A-53 - ... the Commission recommends that the federal government grant cost-of-education supplements to colleges and universities based on the numbers and levels of students holding federal grants enrolled in the institutions.
Page 11-28 - ... that Federal financial assistance must be directed to support the marshalling of all health resources — national, state and local — to assure comprehensive health services of high quality for every person, but without interference with existing patterns of private professional practice of medicine, dentistry, and related healing arts.
Page A-57 - ... research of their choosing, or for teaching purposes. The amount of money a university received in this way would be determined primarily by the level of research support rendered on the basis of quality competition. Consequently, centers of excellence would continue to receive strong Federal support. 8. Over the next several years, categorical aid programs related to specific items should be consolidated whenever possible and the definition of categories should be broadened Specifically, an...
Page A-56 - Nevertheless, despite an estimated $300 million in undergraduate scholarships now provided by non-Federal sources, Federal aid for undergraduates is far from adequate to insure access to college for all persons capable of acquiring a college education. The present level is not even adequate to meet the needs of those students who are eligible under the rather stringent need criteria used to allocate funds under the existing Federal "scholarship" program — educational opportunity grants.
Page A-16 - ... 2. Federal funds for the general support of institutions of higher education should be distributed among the States on an equalization basis.
Page A-58 - Student add is a more effective mechanism for promoting equality of educational opportunity; (2) institutional aid is a more effective mechanism for rapidly channeling resources per student into the higher education sector of the economy. ALTERNATIVE FORMS OF STUDENT AID Student aid can be extended in a variety of forms. It can include grants or scholarships based on need or achievement or both ; workstudy grants; loans with various types of repayment provisions; and tax credits or other tax advantages...

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