HighScope President Dr. Lawrence Schweinhart Testifies to Senate on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Reauthorization
Senator Tom Harkin, who chairs the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions in the U.S. Senate, invited HighScope President Dr. Larry Schweinhart to testify at a hearing on ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) : Early Childhood Education. The hearing was held on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 in room 430 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building. Here is the transcript of Dr. Schweinhart’s testimony and a video of the full hearing.
Other witnesses included:
Barry Griswell, Board Member, Former Chairman and Retired Chief Executive Officer of Principal Financial Group, President of the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, and a Member of the Berry College Board of Trustees, Des Moines, IA
Robert Pianta, Professor of Education, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Henrietta Zalkind, Executive Director, Down East Partnership for Children, Rocky Mount, NC