Magnet School Assistance/impact Aid Programs: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Education, Arts, and Humanities of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session on ... July 30, 1987, Washington, DC, August 26, 1987, Farmington, UT.

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Page 2 - In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunity of an education. Such an opportunity, where the state has undertaken to provide it, is a right which must be made available to all on equal terms. We come then to the question presented: Does segregation of children in public schools solely on the basis of race, even though the physical facilities and other "tangible" factors may be equal, deprive the children of the minority...
Page 2 - ... tangible' factors may be equal, deprive the children of the minority group of equal educational opportunities? We believe that it does . . . ". . . To separate them from others of similar age and qualifications solely because of their race generates a feeling of inferiority as to their status in the community that may affect their hearts and minds in a way unlikely ever to be undone . . . "We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of 'separate but equal
Page 18 - For want of a nail, the shoe was lost, For want of a shoe, the horse was lost, For want of a horse, the rider was lost, For want of a rider, the battle was lost.
Page 2 - Today, education is perhaps the most important function of state and local governments. Compulsory school attendance laws and the great expenditures for education both demonstrate our recognition of the importance of education to our democratic society. It is required in the performance of our most basic public responsibilities, even service in the armed forces. It is the very foundation of good citizenship.
Page 140 - In recognition of the responsibility of the United States for the impact which certain Federal activities have on the local educational agencies in the areas in which such activities are carried on...
Page 185 - I wish to thank the chairman and members of the committee for the courtesies they may extend to my citizens who are up here today to testify.
Page 227 - Association (NMFA) is a volunteer organization composed of members from the seven uniformed services, active duty, retired and reserve, and their family members and survivors. NMFA is the only national organization whose sole focus is the military family and whose goal is to influence the development and implementation of policies which will improve the lives of those family members.
Page 4 - The objective today remains to eliminate from the public schools all vestiges of state-imposed segregation. Segregation was the evil struck down by Brown I as contrary to the equal protection guarantees of the Constitution. That was the violation sought to be corrected by the remedial measures of Brown II. That was the basis for the holding in Green that school authorities are "clearly charged with the affirmative duty to take whatever steps might be necessary to convert...
Page 140 - States to provide financial assistance (as set forth in the following sections of this title) for those local educational agencies upon which the United States has placed financial burdens...
Page 140 - Federal property ; or (3) such agencies provide education for children whose parents are employed on Federal property ; or (4) there has been a sudden and substantial increase in school attendance as the result of Federal activities.

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