Vocational Education: Hearing Before the Committee on Education, House of Representatives, Seventy-first Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 10821, to Provide for the Further Development of Vocational Education in the Several States and Territories, and for Other Purposes. May 7 and 8 and 14, 1930

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Página 260 - That, by virtue of this, it is not only the right but the bounden and solemn duty of a State to advance the safety, happiness, and prosperity of its people, and to provide for its general welfare by any and every act of legislation which it may deem to be conducive to these ends ; where the power over the particular subject or the manner of its exercise is not surrendered or restrained in the manner just stated.
Página 88 - An Act to provide for the further development of vocational education in the several States and Territories
Página 246 - The party who invokes the power must be able to show not only that the statute is invalid but that he has sustained or is Immediately in danger of sustaining some direct injury as a result of its enforcement, and not merely that he suffers in some indefinite way in common with people generally.
Página 118 - Little remains: but every hour is saved From that eternal silence, something more, A bringer of new things; and vile it were For some three suns to store and hoard...
Página 115 - Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in. That every man may receive at least a moderate education, and thereby be enabled to read the histories of his own and other countries, by which he may duly appreciate the value of our free institutions, appears to be an object of vital importance...
Página 251 - While this court has not definitely passed upon the construction of the clause with reference to the scope of the power of appropriation (see United States v. Realty Co., 163 US, 427, 440), there are general expressions supporting the view that the words — " provide for the common defense and the general welfare of the United States " — are to be taken as qualifying the power to lay taxes.
Página 252 - That there shall be at the seat of Government a Department of Labor, the general design and duties of which shall be to acquire and diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with labor, in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and especially upon its relation to capital, the hours of labor, the earnings of laboring men and women, and the means of promoting their material, social, intellectual, and moral prosperity.
Página 99 - ... that at least one-third of the sum appropriated to any State for the salaries of teachers of trade, home economics, and industrial subjects shall, if expended, be applied to part-time schools...
Página 126 - Progress will march if we hold an abiding faith in the intelligence, the initiative, the character, the courage, and the divine touch in the individual.
Página 1 - ... or so much thereof as may be needed, which shall be used for the purpose of providing the minimum allotment to the States provided for in this section...

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