Education Policy: Research: Policymakers:

1973 - 1976 Nixon/Ford Administration

President:

Richard M. Nixon (R) 1973 - 1974 (resigned 8/9/1974)
Gerald R. Ford (R) 1974 - 1976

Secretary of H.E.W.:

Casper W. Weinberger
Forrest David Matthews (1975)

Assistant Secretary for Education:

Sidney P. Marland, Jr.
Virginia Y. Trotter (1974)

Commissioner of Education:

John Ottina
Terrel H. Bell (1974)

Major education actions:

  • 1973 - Rehabilitation Act (P.L. 93-112) [Note 4]
  • 1973 - Domestic Volunteer Service Act (P.L. 93-113) [Note 5]
  • 1974 - Elementary & Secondary Education Amendments of 1974 (P.L. 93-380)
  • 1974 - Education of the Handicapped Amendments of 1974 (in P.L. 93-380)
  • 1974 - Bilingual Education Act amended (in P.L. 93-380)
  • 1974 - Equal Education Opportunites Act (in P.L. 93-380)
  • 1974 - Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (P.L. 93-415) [Note 6]
  • 1975 - Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (P.L. 93-638) [Note 2]
  • 1975 - Native American Program Act (P.L. 93-644) [Note 6]
  • 1975 - Education for All Handicapped Children Act (P.L. 94-142) [Note 2]
  • 1976 - Education Division and Related Agencies Appropriation Act (P.L. 94-94)
  • 1976 - Educational Broadcasting Facilities and Telecommunications Demonstration Act (P.L. 94-309)
  • 1976 - Elementary & Secondary Education Amendments of 1976 (P.L. 94-482)
  • 1976 - Vocational Education Amendments (in P.L. 94-482) [Note 7]

93rd Congress (1973-1974)

94th Congress (1975-1976)

Notes and Sources

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