Statement of Administration Policy: H.R. 6 - Improving America's Schools Act of 1993
(Kildee (D) MI and 38 others)
The Administration supports House passage of H.R. 6. The bill would: (1) reauthorize and restructure the elementary and secondary education programs of the Department of Education to make them better vehicles for helping all children achieve high standards; (2) direct greater Federal resources to the poorest schools and communities; (3) support education reforms underway in the States; (4) support sustained, intensive professional development in the core academic subjects for educators; (5) assist efforts to make our schools safe and drug-free; and (6) provide increased State and local administrative flexibility, in return for greater accountability for successful education results.
Although H.R. 6 contains individual provisions that the Administration does not support, the bill is consistent with Administration objectives and would be a major improvement over current law.
H.R. 6 would affect receipts; therefore, it is subject to the pay-as-you-go provisions of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990. OMB's preliminary estimate is that the pay-as-you-go effect of the bill is zero.
William J. Clinton, Statement of Administration Policy: H.R. 6 - Improving America's Schools Act of 1993 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/329810