The following Congressional hearings of interest to those in the field of elementary and secondary education have been scheduled for October and November. Because times, places, and witnesses frequently change with little advance notice, it is advisable to check with the committees by telephone on or near the appointed dates.
Juvenile crime. Oct. 22. Hearing on early identification and classification of juvenile delinquents. Contact: Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice (202) 224-8178.
Juvenile crime. Oct. 26. Hearing on sentencing and corrections for juvenile delinquents. Contact: Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice (202) 224-8178.
Juvenile crime. Nov. 5. Hearing to examine the impact of media on juveniles. Contact: Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice (202) 224-8178.
Marijuana. Oct. 21. Hearing on the effect of marijuana on youth, focusing on health and education. Contact: Subcommittee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (202) 224-5630.
Testing. Nov. 3, 4. Joint hearing on the Truth-in-Testing Act. Contact: Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education (202) 225-4368 or the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education (202) 225-8881.
Vocational education. Oct. 21. Oversight hearing on the Vocational Education and Youth Employment Program. Contact: Subcommittee on Education, Arts, and Humanities (202) 224-2962.
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Desegregation. Oct. 19, 21, 29. Hearings on school desegregation and methods of its implementation. Contact: Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights (202) 225-1680.