Financial Assistance to School Construction and Maintenance and Operation of Schools in Areas Affected by Federal Activities: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Eighty-third Congress, Second Session, on S. 3450, a Bill to Amend Public Law 815, 81st Congress, So as to Extend for Two Additional Years the Program of Assistance for School Construction Under Title III of that Act; S. 3628, a Bill to Amend Public Law 815, 81st Congress, in Order to Provide a Permanent Program of Assistance for School Construction Under the Provisions of Such Law; S. 3629, a Bill to Amend Public Law 874, 85st Congress, So as to Eliminate the 3 Percent Absorption Requirement. July 13, 1954
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1954 - 79 pages
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Page 29 - States as determined by him on the basis of an index of the average per pupil cost of constructing minimum school facilities...
Page 28 - The purpose of this Act is to provide assistance for the construction of urgently needed minimum school facilities in school districts which have had substantial increases in school membership as a result of new or increased Federal activities.
Page 12 - Education for the purpose of collecting such statistics and facts as shall show the condition and progress of education in the several states and territories, and of diffusing such information respecting the organization and management of schools and school systems, and methods of teaching, as shall aid the people of the United States in the establishment and maintenance of efficient school systems, and otherwise promote the cause of education throughout the country.
Page 63 - President finds that in such area all the following conditions exist: (1) a new defense plant or installation has been or is to be provided, or an existing defense plant or installation has been or is to be reactivated or its operation substantially expanded; (2) substantial in-migration of defense workers or military personnel is required to carry out activities at such plant or installation; and (3) a substantial shortage of housing required...
Page 6 - ... the requirements. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN PUERTO RICO Mr. RICH. For extending to Puerto Rico vocational education we appropriated $105,000 this year, and you are asking for $105,000 for next year. Dr. STUDEBAKER. This appropriation is authorized for the purpose of cooperating with Puerto Rico in the promotion of vocational education in agriculture, trades and industries, home economics, and teacher training.
Page 2 - State and other financial assistance; (C) not less than 50 per centum of the total number of children who were in average daily attendance at the schools of such agency, and for whom such agency provided free public education, during such fiscal year...
Page 5 - Administration, and later as the Work Projects Administration, supported a large number of educational projects ranging from literacy and naturalization classes to academic education at the college level. The National Youth Administration was established in 1935 to provide work training for unemployed youth and part-time employment for needy students. President Roosevelt said in 1939 that the major purpose of the NYA was to extend the educational opportunities of the youth of the country and to bring...
Page 4 - The report was prepared by Charles A. Quattlebaum, principal specialist in education on the staff of the Legislative Reference Service.
Page 53 - In the early days when the officers stationed at the base had occasional children to attend school they were welcomed into our schools at no cost to anyone except local taxpayers. As the old chairman of the Portsmouth School Committee said many times, "Them Navy fellows down there are Americans, and are our people, ain't they? We'll take care of their kids.
Page 53 - ... total acreage is 1,417% acres. To approximate its potential value, may I report that the Commerce Oil Corp. has obtained a permit to construct a $54 million oil refinery on about 450 acres of less valuable land than the Navy holds. Although there is local resistance to this installation, this project gives an idea of the value of this territory. By comparison, the Navy property might be conservatively valued at $150 million. The Navy has removed much actual and potential tax revenue from the...