Federal Aid to School Construction: Hearings Before a Special Subcommittee of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Eighty-first Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 1551, a Bill to Authorize the Making of Grants and Loans to the States to Assist in Providing Adequate Public Elementary and Secondary School Facilities

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Page 3 - Nothing contained in this Act shall be construed to authorize any department, agency, officer, or employee of the United States to exercise any direction, supervision, or control over the curriculum, program of instruction, administration, or personnel of any educational institution or school system...
Page 117 - County secured a loan for the preparation of plans and specifications for the erection of a junior high school building in Miami Beach in case Federal funds should be provided for the construction of buildings. Later developments indicate that the plans were hurriedly prepared without full consideration being given to the educational program involved. When a careful survey was made of the educational program showing distribution of population, it was found that the junior-high-school facilities were...
Page 202 - STATEMENT OF HON. EL BARTLETT, A DELEGATE IN CONGRESS FROM THE TERRITORY OF ALASKA Mr. BARTLETT.
Page 86 - EDGAR FULLER, EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CHIEF STATE SCHOOL OFFICERS Mr.
Page 94 - State educational authority" means, as the State legislature may determine, (1) the chief State school officer (such as the State superintendent of public instruction, commissioner of education, or similar officer), or (2) a board of education controlling the State department of education...
Page 2 - State educational agency" means, as the State legislature may determine, (A) the chief State school officer (such as the State superintendent of public instruction, commissioner of education, or similar officer), or (B) a board of education controlling the State department of education; except that in the District of Columbia it shall mean the Board of Education. (3) "Nonprofit private school...
Page 92 - State educational agency (as defined in paragraph (13) of section 210) as the sole agency for carrying out such purposes; (2) provides for making an inventory and survey in accordance with section 101 containing information requested by the Commissioner, and for developing a State program in accordance with such section...
Page 250 - South whose schools are valued at $545,000,000 less than the white schools there would be shirking Federal responsibility. The Southern Regional Council estimates that the value of school property in 1945-46 for each Negro pupil enrolled was $63, as compared with $221 for each white pupil.
Page 19 - We have no night watchman there now, but one is dadly needed . There is a great deal of disorder and many law violations at the Fish Market and the wharves. I am sorry that I do not have a copy of the report I made to the former District Commissioners last year upon the conditions there. This report was based upon ray personal investigation made both during the daytime and at night and information from official records. I went down there many times at all sorts of hours, day and night, to see for...
Page 148 - ... documented as respects the need for Federal aid to the States for "current expenses," are equally relevant as respects the need for Federal aid to the States for "capital outlay" purposes. Reports on file in our office showing State and local resources in relation to the need for public-school plants indicate that millions of children and youth of the Nation will be denied adequate, safe, and suitable schools unless the Federal Government provides financial assistance. I might interpolate there...

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