Child Health Day. Hearing...on H.J. Res. 184...Apr. 13 & 20, 1928, 70-1

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Page 19 - Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States Is hereby authorized and requested to Issue a proclamation calling upon the Government officials to display the United States flag on all Government buildings, and the people of the United States to display the flag at their homes or other suitable places, on the second Sunday in May, as a public expression of our love and reverence for the mothers of...
Page 2 - SEC. 2. That the last Sunday in September shall hereafter be designated and known as "Gold Star Mother's Day", and it shall be the duty of the President to request its observance as provided for in this resolution.
Page 24 - ... of the schools. The program of the week emphasizes that broader ideal of education as set forth in the seven cardinal objectives of education as defined by the National Education Association : Health and safety ; worthy home membership ; mastery of the tools, technics, and spirit of learning; faithful citizenship; vocational and economic effectiveness ; wise use of leisure ; ethical character. The general program of the...
Page 22 - The following suggestions are offered by the American Legion, the National Education Association, and other organizations to aid in the preparation of programs for American education week. The purpose of this week is to acquaint the public with the work of the schools, with their ideals, their achievements, and their needs.
Page 22 - ... industries, commerce, and home economics; how advantages are afforded by special classes and evening schools. Citizenship day, Friday, November 9. — The success of democratic government depends upon the faithful performance by each citizen of his public duty. By living as citizens of the schools, children learn to be citizens of the larger society. Schools eliminate factional and national hatreds and develop that mutual sympathy, respect, and understanding essential to loyal citizenship.
Page 22 - Schools are the first and biggest enterprise in locality, state or nation. A little invested in education saves much expended on poverty, disease and crime. The school teaches children how to learn, to think, to develop vision, to judge, to do, and gives them an appreciation of the spirit of learning. School Opportunity Day, Thursday, November 8 — To help every child find his field of service and to prepare him for it is a primary responsibility of the school. On this day show the opportunities...
Page 22 - ... November 5. — Health is the foundation of individual happiness and community wellbeing. Health day programs can show the public what the schools do to promote health through recreation, nutrition, ventilation, and training in good habits. An adequate school plant — sanitary, spacious, cheerful — helps to improve individual and community life and to insure a better race. Home and school day, Tuesday, November 6. — Home is the most fundamental institution among civilized peoples. Its cooperation'...
Page 22 - The purpose of this week is to acquaint the public with the work of the schools, with their ideals, their achievements, and their needs. Let the aim be to have every parent visit his child's school at least once during the week. Evening sessions may be substituted for afternoon sessions on certain days. For some time prior to education week, articles on the schools should appear in local newspapers.
Page 7 - I want to read to you the report of -the executive council to the American Federation of Labor convention, 1927. Quoting this action from "The goal of May Day," it says: HEALTH FOB LABOR'S CHILDREN What are labor leaders doing for the health of children?
Page 22 - November 6. — Home is the most fundamental institution among civilized peoples. Its cooperation' with the school is a necessity. American education week is a good time for parents to visit the school and for teachers to plan visits to the homes of their pupils. Let the pupils know what each of them can do to help make better homes. Know your school day, Wednesday, November 7.

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