Education Policy: Research: Policymakers:

1965 - 1968 Johnson Administration

President:

Lyndon B. Johnson (D) 1965 - 1968

Secretary of H.E.W.:

John W. Gardner
Wilbur J. Cohen (1968)

Commissioner of Education:

Francis Keppel
Harold Howe II (1966)

Major education actions:

  • 1965 - Elementary & Secondary Education Act (ESEA; P.L. 89-10)) [Note 1]
  • 1965 - Higher Education Act (P.L. 89-329) [Note 3]
  • 1965 - National Vocational Student Loan Insurance Act (P.L. 89-287) [Note 3]
  • 1965 - Older Americans Act (P.L. 89-73) [Note 6]
  • 1966 - Comprehensive Health Planning and Public Health Services Act (P.L. 89-749)
  • 1966 - Elementary & Secondary Education Amendments of 1966 (P.L. 89-750)
  • 1966 - Child Nutrition Act (P.L. 89-642) [Note 6]
  • 1966 - Higher Education Amendments of 1966 (P.L. 89-752)
  • 1966 - Veterans Readjustment Benefits Act (P.L. 89-358)
  • 1966 - Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan Development Act (P.L. 89-754)
  • 1967 - Elementary & Secondary Education Amendments of 1967 (P.L. 90-247)
  • 1967 - Age Discrimination in Employment Act (P.L. 90-202) [Note 5]
  • 1967 - Mental Health Amendments (P.L. 90-31)
  • 1967 - Education Professionals Development Act (P.L. 90-35)
  • 1967 - Mental Retardation Amendments (P.L. 90-170)
  • 1968 - Bilingual Education Act (reauthorization of ESEA; P.L. 90-247)
  • 1968 - Architectural Barriers Act (P.L. 90-480) [Note 4]
  • 1968 - Handicapped Children's Early Education Assistance Act of 1968 (P.L. 90-538)
  • 1968 - Higher Education Amendments of 1968 (P.L. 90-575) [Note 3]

89th Congress (1965-1966)

90th Congress (1967-1968)

Notes and Sources

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