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Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 2, February 1955
Series Title Facts Forum News
Creator
  • Facts Forum
Contributor
  • Evans, Medford
Publisher Facts Forum
Date February 1955
Language eng
Subject
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Conservatism
  • Politics and government
  • Hunt, H. L.
Place
  • Dallas, Texas
Genre
  • journals (periodicals)
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  • Text
Identifier AP2.F146 v. 4 1955; OCLC: 1352973
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  • University of Houston Libraries
  • Facts Forum News
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Above, costumed schoolgirls in New York enliven early Americana. trips. deral sysWj behave on »f dl,sc,usslons on how '" v out of * how t„ , ate, adolescent seminars on ' ' eP» onnJ-? make yourself attr, " ' " ft PPosite sex, and "projects rol of the pj oppo^.make yourself attractive to th, Th .1 admini^ ,n ey no ionger teach children yery themselves ^ about the glorious history of our sp"lf"' °fJ Pied wi, h,l'' beCaUSe they are Preoccu- ents and » in, «™ the one-world idea of teaching 5f the puH ;„„ al'0llal understanding and prepar hibition <*> „;;, e K'ds—not for lives of dedicated come aroUJ ideal^r'otlc service to purely American ird visits,"! But for world citizenship." idea that J Imagine cd,.,, •■■ ■ nts. Aetna ) ears ;f'£ *j* we will have in a few ist anv e^ "ito this !: f g the federal government u ' washin i public schools to i administ "''ere lhe one or two t0I' jMiwr I'ressi.r ra'0,rs are constantly tinder the . ' iatTon P-r'he National Education Asso- oolsysteii*} mis . ' t-lA, National Citizens Com- nal. fatal j> | ,,' n 'or the Public Schools, and oth< „\„„..Av v °y grouns. Bu bout ""> group, ^ "Ut who, * S(,hools ," ,Lare we goi"g to do JJaff, alreaay ji f what p"" be snsive t» ictive compol In ^ :„""ois ,„ those states which f™ £l ans°werafeqUu.a,e Sch°o1 systems? The real '1 State' wer to that ni,e*t;„„ :. .■.„. u„f •hat question is that—I -it* govern l Huestion just can I re. for g away our pos- , , J* 'n our " ™ucating our own children yoftlie,ilf i's noi"U" *'yi b<*>re the state used ITh?moV°rits fCaa"dtaxl»g Powers to create ' , |l"'f nrim ear monopoly in the field -as they r ,hePrimary and secondary education- believe i\ States",Ver Was a Place in the United '"" ' ',he ed,c ,re a chi,d could not get all of manv ° ,if ing at,on he was capable of absorb- n't have * fc' aken upe Another =„ , , «• ehildrel "earlv :n ,, s,ver couched more Lv il- ,erms of our modern "gy which presiu the answer to all problems—is that every individual state in this Union is infinitely better off financially than the federal government is. The debt of the federal government is now pushing the 275-bil- lion-dollar mark. The combined indebtedness of all state and local governments in all forty-eight states is about eighteen billion dollars.16 With such a condition as this existing. lhe very suggestion that the federal government give financial aid to the states is idiotic.,e Powerful forces in America have for years been plugging for nationalized schools under the label of federal aid. In every Congress, dozens of bills are introduced. The federal government is already in the educational field to a vast and dangerous extent. When the elaborately prepared White House conference occurs in 1955, according to Mrs. Hobby's schedule, we shall see: it will con- elude with a recommendation for a federal aid to education program. If we Americans sit on our hands and permit our public school systems to be nationalized; permit the responsibility for educating our children to pass into the hands of politicians and bureaucrats in Washington, we shall gel what we deserve, and we shall deserve what we Bibliography ' U. S. Code, 1952 Edition. 2 "Educational Legislation in the 83rd Congress, Second Session," by Rex H. Turner, NEA Journal, October, 1954, p. 432. ' Remarks of the Hon. J. Glenn Beall, Congressional Record, Sept. 3, 1954, p. A 6648. *NEA Journal September, 1954, p. 345 (4). B Remarks of the Hon. Paul H. Douglas, Congressional Record, July 2, 1954, p. A 4815. 0 Remarks of the Hon. Lister Hill, Congressional Record, Sept. 10, and Oct. 1 and 31, 1951. Reprints from Superintendent of Government Documents. 7 "From Our Readers," by Edmond Cahn, New Republic, Aug. 31, 1953, pp. 22-23. 8 Annual Peport of the U. S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1953, pp. 159-163. 0 Debates in the Texas Constitutional Convention 1875, published by The University of Texas Press, 1930, pp. 101-113. 10 "Federal Education Has a Long List of Aliases," The Saturday Evening Post, Aug. 21, 1954, pp. 10, 12. « Human Events, Mar. 18, 1953. 12 Remarks of the Hon. Robert D. Harrison of Nebraska, Congressional Record, Aug. 16, 1954, pp. A 6044-A 6045. 13 "Federal Aid to Education," address by I. Lynd Esch, President, Indiana Central College, Indianapolis, Indiana. 14 Pamphlet by the Indiana PTA members' study group on Federal Aid to Education, Nov. 15, 1952. 15 "Educational News Service" (Newsletter), Vol. 1, No. 8, Oct. 19, 1954, pp. 1-2. 10 Remarks of the Hon. Ralph W. Guinn, Congressional Record, Jan. 13, 1949 (Reprint). -Wide World Photo earning 'laxin sbruatHi ,; jjc" " presumes money to he p. $ S FORUM NEWS, February, 1955 There, in quick review, are two opposite sides of a Facts Forum question: "Do you approve of federal aid to education?" At the end of a day's session, children leave the famous little red schoolhouse at South Sudbury, Mass., where "Mary's Little Lamb" followed Mary Elizabeth Sawyer to school nearly 150 years ago to inspire the familiar verse. The marker in left foreground tells the history of the school which, along with many other one-room schools in the nation, was scheduled to be closed permanently. Page 19
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