[xmca] hearing following up on IG reports in US ED

From: Peg Griffin <Peg.Griffin who-is-at worldnet.att.net>
Date: Sun Apr 15 2007 - 09:47:32 PDT

I think this will be of interest to some...

   From: Jane E. West [mailto:jwest@aacte.org]
   Sent: Tuesday, April 10, 2007 2:02 PM
   Subject: Special Educator subpoenaed before Congress on Reading First

On April 20 at 9 am the House Education and Labor Committee will hold a
hearing on Reading First. Much controversy has swirled around the
implementation of this program and several Inspector General and GAO reports
have been issued raising questions.

Today, Chairman George Miller announced that he has subpoenaed Deborah
Simmons, a special education professor at Texas A and M University to

Other confirmed witnesses are:

Jack Higgins, Education Department Inspector General
Chris Doherty, former Reading First program director
Roland H. Good, University of Oregon Associate Professor
Edward Kame'enui,, National Center for Special Education Research
Commissioner and former special education professor at the University of

This hearing will likely be viewable on the Committee's website.

Jane E. West, Ph.D.
Vice President of Government Relations & External Affairs
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
1307 New York Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: (202) 293-2450
Fax:(202) 457-8095

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