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IMPACT AID REFORM ACT OF 1970

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

OF THE

GENERAL SUBCOMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

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COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NINETY-FIRST CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

ON

H.R. 16307 and H.R. 16384

A BILL TO REVISE AND REFORM THE PROGRAM OF
FEDERAL ASSISTANCE FOR LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGEN-
CIES IN AREAS AFFECTED BY FEDERAL ACTIVITIES

HEARINGS HELD IN WASHINGTON, D.C., MARCH 23, 24, 25, 28;

APRIL 7, 8, 9, 14, 21, AND 22, 1970

Printed for the use of the Committee on Education and Labor

CARL D. PERKINS, Chairman

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1970

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COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR

CARL D. PERKINS, Kentucky, Chairman EDITH GREEN, Oregon

WILLIAM H. AYRES, Ohio FRANK THOMPSON, JR., New Jersey

ALBERT H. QUIE, Minnesota JOHN H. DENT, Pennsylvania

JOHN M. ASHBROOK, Ohio ROMAN C. PUCINSKI, Illinois

ALPHONZO BELL, California DOMINICK V. DANIELS, New Jersey

OGDEN R. REID, New York JOHN BRADEMAS, Indiana

JOHN N. ERLENBORN, Illinois JAMES G. O'HARA, Michigan

WILLIAM J. SCHERLE, Iowa HUGH L. CAREY, New York

JOHN R. DELLENBACK, Oregon AUGUSTUS F. HAWKINS, California

MARVIN L. ESCH, Michigan WILLIAM D. FORD, Michigan

EDWIN D. ESHLEMAN, Pennsylvania WILLIAM D. HATHAWAY, Maine

WILLIAM A. STEIGER, Wisconsin PATSY T. MINK, Hawaii

JAMES M. COLLINS, Texas JAMES H. SCHEUER, New York

EARL F. LANDGREBE, Indiana LLOYD MEEDS, Washington

ORVAL HANSEN, Idaho,
PHILLIP BURTON, California

EARL B. RUTH, North Carolina
JOSEPH M. GAYDOS, Pennsylvania
LOUIS STOKES, Ohio
WILLIAM "BILL" CLAY, Missouri
ADAM C. POWELL, New York

GENERAL SUBCOMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

ROMAN C. PUCINSKI, Illinois, Chairman HUGH L. CAREY, New York

ALPHONZO BELL, California WILLIAM D. FORD, Michigan

JOHN M. ASHBROOK, Ohio LLOYD MEEDS, Washington

ALBERT H. QUIE, Minnesota JAMES G. O'HARA, Michigan

JOHN R. DELLENBACK, Oregon AUGUSTUS F. HAWKINS, California

EDWIN D. ESHLEMAN, Pennsylvania WILLIAM D. HATHAWAY, Maine

EARL B. RUTH, North Carolina PATSY T. MINK, Hawait

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Text of bills:

H.R. 16307..

H.R. 16384.

Summary of H.R. 16307 and H.R. 16384..

Statement of -

Andrews, Hon. Mark, a Representative in Congress from the State

of North Dakota-

Balling, Dr. George, Chicago Board of Education.

Beatty, Carroll, president, Board of Education, Prince Georges

County, Md.; and Francis Aluisi, chairman, Board of Commis-

sioners, Prince Georges County, Md.
Burkhead, G. C., educational consultant, Kentucky impact schools,

Hardin County schools, Elizabethtown, Ky.; J. W. Eater, educa-
tional consultant, Illinois impacted school districts, Rantoul, Ill.;
Dr. Bluford F. Minor, San Diego, Unified School District, San
Diego, Calif.; Charles A. Brisco, Alameda, Calif.; George Mem-
brino, superintendent of schools, Chicopee, Mass.; and C. Reid
Ross, superintendent of schools, Fayetteville Public Schools, Fay-

etteville, N.C.

Goodling, Hon. George A., a Representative in Congress from the

State of Pennsylvania -

Gude, Gilbert, a Representative in Congress from the State of Mary-
land.

on, Dr. Gordon, assistant superintendent, Moreno Valley
Unified Schools, Sunnymead, Calif.-
Hilberg, Mrs. Rosemary, president, Board of Education, Montgomery

County, Md.; Mr. Richmond M. Keeney, president pro tempore,
County Council, Montgomery County, Md.; and Dr. Homer o.
Elseroad, superintendent, Montgomery County Schools, Mont-

gomery County, Md., a panel...

Hogan, Lawrence J., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Maryland..

Hood, Ralph E., superintendent emeritus, Brunswick, Ga.

Hovey, Dr. Harold A., chief, public policy economics, Battelle Memo-

rial Institute

Koontz, John, representative of the District of Columbia schools.
Lawson, Dr. Thomas O., assistant superintendent, legislation and

special projects, Los Angeles City Unified School District
Lewis, Mrs. Ruth A., superintendent, Indian Wells Valley Joint Union

School District, Ridgecrest, Calif.--

Leggett, Hon. Robert, a Representative in Congress from the State

of California

Lumley, John, assistant executive secretary for legislation and Federal

relations, National Education Association, accompanied by Mrs.
Jean Flanigan, assistant director, research division....

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Statement of —Continued
Manwaring, Jack L., superintendent, Sunit School District 19, Mas-

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156 Martin, Hon. Dave, a Representative in Congress from the State of Nebraska..

477 McClory, Hon. Robert, a Representative in Congress from the State of Illinois...

350 McClure, Hon. James, a Representative in Congress from the State of Idaho

346 McKneally, Hon. Martin B., a Representative in Congress from the State of New York..

305 Mikva, Hon. Abner J., a Representative in Congress from the State of Illinois

358 Miller, Hon. George P., a Representative in Congress from the State of California.

87 Moeller, Dr. Gerald, Director, Division of Evaluation and Research, St. Louis Public Schools.-

446 Nascati, Dr. Mario, deputy director of finance, Philadelphia public schools, Pa...

473 Pettis, Hon. Jerry L., a Representative in Congress from the State of California..

177, 370 Ross, C. Reid, superintendent, Fayetteville Public Schools, Fayetteville, N.C.

94 Smith, Hon. Neal, a Representative in Congress from the State of Iowa...

323 Steinhilber, August, director of Federal and congressional relations, National School Boards Association, Washington, D.C..

230 Van Deerlin, Hon. Lionel, a Representative in Congress from the State of California.

380 Veneman, John G., Undersecretary of HEW, and Dr. James Allen,

U.S. Commissioner of Education, accompanied by Charles B. Saun-
ders, Jr., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislation; Dr. Albert L.
Alford, Assistant Commissioner for Legislation, OE; Gerald M.
Cherry, Director, Division of School Assistance in Federally Affected
Areas, OE; and James Kelly, Assistant Secretary Comptroller,
HEW..

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Vopat, Thomas E., assistant superintendent, Orofino, Idaho, schools - 461
Whalen, Hon. Charles W., Jr., a Representative in Congress from the
State of Ohio..

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White, Hon. Richard C., a Representative in Congress from the
State of Texas..

48 Prepared statements, letters, supplemental material, etc.: Aluisi, Francis, chairman, Board of Commissioners, Prince Georges County, Md.: Estimated entitlement under present and proposed impact area aid programs for 1907-71 (table)

224 Statement of...

212 United States of America tax-exempt properties in Prince Georges County, Md. (table)

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Balling, Dr. George R., assistant superintendent, Chicago Public
Schools, statement of

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Beatty, W. Carroll, president, Board of Education, Prince Georges
County, Md.:
Statement of..

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Statistical data of Prince Georges County public schools.

228 Berry, Hon. E. Y., a Representative in Congress from the State of South Dakota, statement of..

391 Briscoe, Charles A., assistant superintendent and business manager of

the Alameda Unified School District, statistical data on impact aid
(table) -

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Brotzman, Hon. Donald G., a Representative in Congress from the
State of Colorado, statement of..

397 Brown, Hon. Clarence J., a Representative in Congress from the State of Ohio, statement of

399 Burkhead, G. Ć., educational consultant, Kentucky Impact Schools,

Hardin County schools, Kentucky, supplement to the oral testi-
mony of...

84 Burton, Hon. Phillip, a Representative in Congress from the State of California, statement of.

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Prepared statements, letters, supplemental material, etc.- Continued

Eater, J. W., consultant in State and Federal relations for the Rantoul

City Schools, Rantoul, III., statement by -
Finch, Hon. Robert H., Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare,

statement by--
Fischer, George D., president, National Education Association:

Letter to Senator Muskie, dated March 11, 1970, enclosing effect

the addition of an equilization factor to the formula (table)

Statement of...
Harrison, Dr. Gordon E., assistant superintendent, Moreno Valley

Unified School District, Sunnymead, Calif., statement of..
Henley, Benjamin J., superintendent of schools, Washington, D.C.,

statement of..
Hilberg, Mrs. Rosemary, president, board of education, Montgomery
County, Md.:
Entitlements and appropriations for Montgomery County

(table)
Mathias, Hon. Charles McC., Jr., a U.S. Senator from the State

of Maryland, letter to Dr. Homer O. Elseroad, superintendent,
Montgomery County Public Schools, dated February 28,

1970, enclosing material sent from HEW..

Statement of..
Hosmer, Hon. Craig, a Representative in Congress from the State of

California, letter to Chairman Pucinski, dated March 17, 1970.-
Hovey, Dr. Harold A., chief, Public Policy Economics, Battelle
Memorial Institute:

State aid and the offset of impact aid funds.--
Testimony of ..

The economic rationale of payments to States.-
Jones, Hon. Walter B., a Representative in Congress from the State

of North Carolina, letter to Chairman Perkins, dated May 7, 1970.Keeney, Richard M., president pro tempore, Montgomery County Council:

Statement of...

Statistical data, Montgomery County Public Schools.
Keith, Hon. Hastings, a Representative in Congress from the State of

Massachusetts, testimony of -
Lawson, Dr. Thomas O., assistant superintendent, legislation and

special projects, Los Angeles Unified School District, statement of.. Leggett, Hon. Robert L., a Representative in Congress from the State

of California, remarks of, including four letters and a newspaper

article.
Lewis, Mrs. Ruth A., superintendent, Indian Wells Valley Joint

Union School District, Ridgecrest, Calif.: "An Analysis of the Im-
pact of Federal Activities Upon the Educational Opportunities of
Children Attending Indian Wells Valley Joint Union School District,"

a brochure entitled..
Lumley, John M., assistant executive secretary for legislation and

Federal relations, National Education Association, statement of..
Manwaring, Jack L., superintendent, Unit School District 19, Mas-
coutah, fíl.:
Data pertaining to Impact Aid in Mascoutah Unit School

District 19..
Data pertaining to impact aid at O'Fallon Township High School.
McClory, Hon. Robert, a Representative in Congress from the State
of Illinois :
Exhibit A.-Number of pupils federally connected-North Chi-

cago Community High School (table)
Exhibit B.-Statement of Lester J. Harman, superintendent,

North Chicago Community High School.-
Prepared statement of.
McFall, Hon. John J., a Representative in Congress from the State of

California, statement of -
Membrino, Fr. George E., superintendent of schools, Chicopee Public

Schools, prepared testimony of..

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