S.472 Should Be Enacted

Marston, R. B.
May 1947
Education Digest;May1947, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p7
This article discusses the provisions of the U.S. Senate bill 472, introduced by Senator Robert A. Taft, which would authorize appropriations to assist states and territories in financing a foundation school program of public elementary and secondary schools. The aid authorized by the act must go to meet operating costs. Approximately 75 percent of the $250,000,000 authorization will be used to improve teachers' salaries. When enacted, the bill will put into practice on a national basis the principle of equalizing educational opportunity.


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