Assistance to States and Territories in Providing Programs of Public Education: Hearings Before the Committee on Education and Labor, United States Senate, Seventy-fifth Congress, First Session, on S. 419 a Bill to Promote the General Welfare Through the Appropriation of Funds to Assist the States and Territories in Providing More Effective Programs of Public Education


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Seite 89 - ... thus building a wall of separation between Church and State.
Seite 112 - A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, or, perhaps, both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
Seite 17 - The great object of the institution of civil government is the improvement of the condition of those who are parties to the social compact. And no government, in whatever form constituted, can accomplish the lawful ends of its institution, but in proportion as it improves the condition of those over whom it is established.
Seite 2 - Board for such prior quarter. (3) The Secretary of the Treasury shall thereupon, through the Division of Disbursement of the Treasury Department and prior to audit or settlement by the General Accounting Office, pay to the State, at the time or times fixed by the Board, the amount so certified.
Seite 89 - ... government reach actions only, and not opinions, — I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should ' make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting...
Seite 112 - Act of 1925 gave additional appropriations to and placed new restrictions upon these experiment stations. The second Morrill Act of 1890 and the Nelson Amendment of 1907 gave more land to the land-grant colleges...
Seite 111 - 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.
Seite 142 - New Mexico New York North Carolina . North Dakota . . . Ohio Oklahoma Pennsylvania . . Rhode Island . South Carolina . South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington .... West Virginia . Wisconsin Wyoming UNITED STATES.
Seite 56 - Education can be made a force to equalize the condition of men. It is no less true that it may be a force to create class, race, and sectional distinctions. The evidence indicates clearly that the schools of the United States, which have hitherto been regarded as the bulwark of democracy, may in fact become an instrument for creating those very inequalities they were designed to prevent.
Seite 87 - Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or forbidding the free exercise thereof, was intended to allow every one under the jurisdiction of the United States to entertain such notions respecting his relations to his Maker and the duties they impose as may be approved by his judgment and conscience, and to exhibit his sentiments in such form of worship as he may think proper, not injurious to the equal rights of others, and to prohibit legislation for the support of any...

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