Education Policy: Research: Policymakers:

1993 - 1996 Clinton Administration

President:

William J. Clinton (D) 1993 - 1996

Secretary of Education:

Richard W. Riley

Major education actions:

  • 1994 - Education of the Deaf Act Amendments of 1993 (P.L. 103-73)
  • 1994 - Goals 2000: Educate America Act (P.L. 103-227) [Note 2]
  • 1994 - School-to-Work Opportunities Act (STWOA; P.L. 103-239) [Note 4]
  • 1994 - Improving America's Schools Act (reauthorization of ESEA; P.L. 103-382) [Note 6]
  • 1994 - Education Infrastructure Act (in P.L. 103-382)
  • 1994 - Bilingual Education Act amended (in P.L. 103-382)
  • 1996 - Museum and Library Services Act (P.L. 104-208) [Note 4]

103rd Congress (1993-1994)

  • SENATE: 57-Dem, 43-Rep.   
    • Vice-President: Albert Gore (D)
    • Majority Leader: George J. Mitchell (D-ME)
    • Minority Leader: Robert Dole (R-KS)
    • Committee: Labor and Human Resources
      • Chair: Edward M. Kennedy (D-MA)
      • Ranking Minority Member: Nancy Landon Kassebaum (R-KS)

104th Congress (1995-1996)

  • SENATE: 52-Rep, 48-Dem.   
    • Vice-President: Albert Gore (D)
    • Majority Leader: Robert Dole (R-KS) (resigned position on 6/11/1996)
    • Majority Leader: Trent Lott (R-MS) (elected 6/12/1996)
    • Minority Leader: Thomas A. Daschle (D-SD)
    • Committee: Labor and Human Resources
      • Chair: Nancy Landon Kassebaum (R-KS)
      • Ranking Minority Member: Edward M. Kennedy (D-MA)

  • HOUSE: 230-Rep, 204-Dem, 1-Other

Notes and Sources

<< Previous Administration...Next Administration >>