Oversight hearing on successful education programs relating to illiteracy, bilingual education, and dropout prevention: hearing before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, hearing held in Los Angeles, CA, November 25, 1985

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Page 2 - HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR, SUBCOMMITTEE ON ELEMENTARY, SECONDARY, AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, Washington, DC The subcommittee met, pursuant to call, at 10 am, in room 2175, Rayburn House Office Building, Hon.
Page 47 - Mr. Chairman, I want to thank you very much for giving me the opportunity to appear at this late date.
Page 43 - ... same literature. When statistical controls for methodological inadequacies were employed, participation in bilingual education programs consistently produced small to moderate differences favoring bilingual education for tests of reading, language skills, mathematics, and total achievement when the tests were in English, and for reading, language, mathematics, writing, social studies, listening comprehension, and attitudes toward school or self when tests were in other languages.
Page 10 - Functional illiteracy now exacts a measurable toll in crime, unemployment, poverty and human suffering. The bill exceeds $225 billion annually for lost industrial productivity, unrealized tax revenues, remedial reading training in business and the military, and illiteracy related to crime and welfare costs. We simply cannot afford the staggering burden of the functional illiteracy problem.
Page 14 - I would like to share with you just a few of the reasons why Judy is held in such high esteem by those of us who know her best.
Page 19 - I want to thank each and every one of you for making a significant contribution to this campaign.
Page 16 - The private sector has an important role to play in helping the regulators and trade negotiators understand and assess best practices. The "Disciplines for Domestic Regulation for the Accountancy Sector...
Page 10 - functional illiteracy now exacts a measurable toll in crime, unemployment, poverty and human suffering. The national bill exceeds $225 billion annually for lost industrial productivity, unrealized tax revenues, remedial reading training in business and the military, and illiteracy related to crime and welfare cost.
Page 20 - Indeed, we think corporate public involvement is not only good for the bottom line, it IS the bottom line.
Page 104 - It offers an option for students, who for a variety of reasons, may not be able to earn credit if programmed into a normal 5 or 6 period day.

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