Federal Grants for Education

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Future Action on School Aid Measures

Shelving of Federal Education Bill at 1937 Session

Congress will be called upon at its next regular session to consider legislation setting up a system of federal grants for the support of public schools. A bill authorizing ultimate appropriation of $300,000,000 annually for distribution to the states for educational purposes was sponsored at the last session by Senators Harrison (D., Miss.) and Black (D., Ala.) and by Rep. Fletcher (D., Ohio). Hearings were held by committees of both houses, and the ...

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