President's Recommendations Relating to Education ...hearing ... on S. 2723, 2724, and 2856 ... April 2, 1954

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Page 5 - Each member shall hold office for a term of six years, except that (1) any member appointed to fill- a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his predecessor was appointed, shall be appointed for the remainder of such term; and (2) the terms of office of the members first taking office after the date of...
Page 5 - Secretary but not exceeding $50 per diem, including travel time, and while away from their homes or regular places of business they may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by section 5 of the Administrative Expenses Act of 1946 (5 USC 73b-2) for persons in the Government service employed intermittently.
Page 5 - Council shall hold office for a term of six years, except that (1) any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his predecessor was appointed shall be appointed for the remainder of such term, and (2) the terms of the members first taking office shall...
Page 4 - Secretary") the advice of a group of representative citizens on the initiation and conduct of studies of problems of national concern in the field of education and on appropriate action as a result thereof, there is hereby established in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare a National Advisory Committee on Education (hereinafter referred to as the "Committee") . SEC.
Page 19 - The preparation of teachers as, indeed, the control and direction of public education policy, is a state and local responsibility. However, the Federal Government should stand ready to assist states which demonstrably cannot provide sufficient school buildings. In order to appraise the needs, I hope that this year a conference on education will be held in each state, culminating in a national conference. From these conferences on education, every level of government- — from the Federal Government...
Page 42 - Association believes that the development of education, whether at the local, state, or national level, should be placed above all temporary and partisan political issues and provided with appropriate administrative arrangements to safeguard the integrity of the educational process.
Page 5 - enter into contracts or jointly financed cooperative arrangements with universities and colleges and State educational agencies for the conduct of research, surveys, and demonstrations in the field of education.
Page 4 - Sums appropriated pursuant to this section shall be allotted to the States on the basis of their respective populations according to the latest figures certified by the Department of Commerce except that no State's allotment shall be less than $7,500.
Page 6 - Youth — our greatest resource — is being seriously neglected in a vital respect. The nation as a whole is not preparing teachers, or building schools, fast enough to keep up with the increase in our population.
Page 42 - ... process. The Association urges Congress to create a National Board of Education as an independent agency to administer the United States Office of Education. The members of the National Board should be appointed for long overlapping terms by the President with the consent of the Senate. The Association further recommends that the National Board should select a professionally qualified commissioner of education, responsible to the board for the conduct of his office and the performance of his...

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