School Support Act of 1959: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Eighty-sixth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 22, and Related Bills, to Provide Financial Assistance for the Support of Public Schools by Appropriating Funds to the States to be Used for Constructing School Facilities and for Teachers' Salaries ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1959 - 590 pages

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Page 6 - Labor shall have, with respect to the labor standards specified in this paragraph, the authority and functions set forth in Reorganization Plan Numbered 14 of 1950 (15 FR 3176; 64 Stat. 1267), and section 2 of the Act of June 13, 1934, as amended (40 USC 276c).
Page 426 - The above-quoted report was prepared by Dr. Walter W. Heller of the University of Minnesota in 1957. In April 1958 and in February 1959 Dr Heller presented the case for Federal aid to education before the Subcommittee on Education of the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
Page 151 - construction" includes the preparation of drawings and specifications for school facilities; erecting, building, acquiring, altering, remodeling, improving, or extending school facilities ; and the inspection and supervision of the construction of school facilities. (13) The term "school facilities...
Page 6 - In the administration of this Act, no department, agency, officer, or employee of the United States shall exercise any direction, supervision, or control over the personnel, curriculum, or program of instruction of any school or school system of any local or State educational agency.
Page 213 - 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 4 - EMPLOYMENT ACT OF 1946, AS AMENDED, WITH RELATED LAWS (60 Stat. 23) [PUBLIC LAW 304— 79TH CONGRESS] AN ACT To declare a national policy on employment, production, and purchasing power, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SHORT TITLE SECTION 1 . This Act may be cited as the "Employment Act of 1946".
Page 217 - Association, a nonprofit, professional association of more than 22,000 members, consisting of librarians, trustees, and friends of libraries interested in the development, extension, and improvement of libraries as essential factors in the educational program of the Nation.
Page 469 - Government provided grantsin-aid to the States for the salaries and training of teachers of agricultural, trade and industrial, a.nd home economics subjects in public schools. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION FINANCED MOSTLY WITH STATE AND LOCAL FUNDS Subsequent laws have broadened the scope of vocational aid. Total annual grants now amount to around $37 million, distributed among several categories. In the fiscal year 1957, Federal grants accounted for only 19.4 percent of total' public expenditures for vocational...
Page 159 - ... (b) Financial transactions of the Commissioner pursuant to this title, and vouchers approved by him in connection with such financial transactions, shall be final and conclusive upon all officers of the Government; except that all such transactions shall be subject to audit by the General Accounting Office at such times and in such manner as the Comptroller General may by regulation prescribe.
Page 6 - ... will be paid wages at rates not less than those prevailing on similar construction in the locality as determined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with the Davis-Bacon Act...

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