To Create a Department of Education and to Authorize Appropriations of Money to Encourage the States in the Promotion and Support of Education: Hearings Before the Committee on Education, House of Representatives, Sixty-eighth Congress, First Session, on H. R. 3923 a Bill to Create a Department of Education

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Página 547 - They form a portion of that immense mass of legislation, which embraces everything within the territory of a state, not surrendered to the general government ; all which can be most advantageously exercised by the states themselves.
Página 73 - 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.
Página 530 - There shall be reserved the lot No. 16, of every township, for the maintenance of public schools, within the said township...
Página 351 - 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.
Página 98 - We renew our unqualified endorsement of a Department of Education with a Secretary in the President's Cabinet...
Página 184 - Labor shall be to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners of the United States, to improve their working conditions, and to advance their opportunities for profitable employment.
Página 292 - If there is no objection they will be inserted in the record. (The letters referred to are as follows:) PUBLISHING HOUSE ME CHURCH SOUTH, Richmond, Va., February 13, 1924.
Página 546 - It is known that the very power now proposed as a means was rejected as an end by the Convention which formed the Constitution.
Página 529 - That the said lands shall be granted or settled at such times, and under such regulations, as shall hereafter be agreed on by the United States, in Congress assembled, or any nine or more of them.
Página 415 - In the first place let us recognize that in all parts of this country public education is very, very far from being that which we should all like to see it, that in parts of the country it is almost unbelievably bad, that vocational education has scarcely begun to be recognized, that the amount of illiteracy and of near-illiteracy is alarmingly great, that attention to physical education throughout the country is almost negligible, that our...

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