Education Policy: Research: Policymakers:

1969 - 1972 Nixon Administration

President:

Richard M. Nixon (R) 1969 -1972

Secretary of H.E.W.:

Robert H. Finch
Elliot L. Richardson (1970)

Commissioner of Education:

James E. Allen, Jr.
Sidney P. Marland, Jr. (1970)

Major education actions:

  • 1969 - Educational Television and Radio Amendments (P.L. 91-97)
  • 1969 - Elementary & Secondary Education Amendments of 1969 (P.L. 91-230)
  • 1970 - National Commission on Libraries and Information Science Act (P.L. 91-345) [Note 4]
  • 1970 - Experimental Schools Program (ESP) and National Institute of Education (NIE) launched
  • 1972 - Title IX of Elementary & Secondary Education Amendments (P.L. 92-318) [Note 1]
  • 1972 - Emergency School Aid Act (in P.L. 92-318)
  • 1972 - Higher Education Act reauthorization including NIE (in P.L. 92-318)

91st Congress (1969-1970)

92nd Congress (1971-1972)

Notes and Sources

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