Educational Issues of Concern to the 84th Congress; a Report Prepared in the Legislative Reference Service of the Library of Congress ... March 17, 1955

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1955 - 61 pages
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Page 21 - 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 the...
Page 5 - Promote, then, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened.
Page 5 - If a nation expects to be ignorant and free in a state of civilization it expects what never was and never will be.
Page 33 - I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient or modern, has produced effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787.
Page 22 - Act. (b) The Commissioner is also authorized to make such studies, investigations, and reports as may be necessary or appropriate to carry out the purposes of this Act, including periodic reports for public distribution as to the values, methods, and results of various State demonstrations of public library services undertaken under this Act.
Page 36 - Shelf appertain to the United States and are subject to its jurisdiction, control, and power of dispostion as provided in this Act.
Page 59 - In what ways can we organize our school systems more efficiently and economically ? 3.
Page 36 - ACT To PROVIDE FOR THE JURISDICTION OF THE UNITED STATES OVER THE SUBMERGED LANDS OF THE OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF AND TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO LEASE SUCH LANDS FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act.
Page 33 - Territory, fulfilled this promise in behalf of the Confederation. Without undertaking to reproduce the text of the ordinance, it suffices to say that it contained a bill of rights, a promise of ultimate statehood, and it provided (italics mine) that '
Page 33 - Act of 1862 provided a grant of Federal lands or land scrip to each State in the amount of 30,000 acres for each Senator and Representative in Congress from that State.

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