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Legislative Action

State of Education

The House Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education Subcommittee held hearings last week on the relationship between social problems and education.

In the Education Department

Foreign-Language Education

Proposed Rules
The Education Department, in the April 29 Federal Register, proposed to designate Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, and Russian as "critical foreign languages" under a grant program that aims to improve precollegiate instruction in foreign languages. Comments are due by May 29.

Technology Education

Final Rules
The Education Department published final regulations for the technology-education demonstration program in the May 2 Federal Register.

Vol. 10, Issue 33

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