Extension of Library Services Act: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Spcial Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Eighty-sixth Congress, Second Session, on H. R. 9319, H. R. 9494 [and] H. R. 9812, Bills to Extend the Library Services Act, for a Period of 5 Years

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1960 - 166 pages
Considers legislation to extend Federal aid programs to rural libraries.

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Page 5 - Federal share' for any State shall be 100 per centum less the State percentage and the State percentage shall be that percentage which bears the same ratio to 50 per centum as the per capita income of such State bears to the per capita income of all the States (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands), except that (1) the Federal share...
Page 75 - LAWRENCE G. DERTHICK, US COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE; ACCOMPANIED BY RALPH CM FLYNT, ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER FOR LEGISLATIVE AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT, OFFICE OF EDUCATION; HOMER D.
Page 35 - I wish to thank you, Mr. Chairman, and the members of your committee, for the opportunity to...
Page 5 - Federal share" for any State shall be 100 per centum less that percentage which bears the same ratio to 50 per centum as the per capita income of such State bears to the per capita income of the United States...
Page 26 - ... the country where books and other informational materials, which are so important to continuing self-education and in supplementing formal education, are badly lacking. Reports from the States and territories indicate that county and regional library developments under the Library Services Act have brought public library service for the first time to over 1 million rural people, and substantially improved service to 7.6 million more. Some measure of improved library service was also made available...
Page 149 - General Federation of Women's Clubs, which was chartered by the US Government in 1901, defined its purpose as an organization dedicated — to unite the women's clubs and like organizations throughout the world for the purpose of mutual benefit, and for the promotion of their common Interest In education, philanthropy, public welfare, moral values, civics, and fine arts.
Page 5 - Federal share" for each State shall be promulgated by the Commissioner between July 1 and August 31 of each even-numbered year, on the basis of the average of the per capita incomes of each of the States and of all of the States (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa...
Page 149 - I am Sally Butler, Director of Legislation for the General Federation of Women's Clubs.
Page 5 - State shall be 100 per centum less the State percentage and the State percentage shall be that percentage which bears the same ratio to 50 per centum as the per capita income of such State bears to the per capita income of all the States (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, and the Virgin Islands), except that (1) the Federal share...
Page 64 - Act indicate that as a result of this program over 34 million rural people now have new or improved public library services available to them.

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