TITLE

The Big School Scandal

AUTHOR(S)
Strout, Richard L.
PUB. DATE
September 1960
SOURCE
New Republic;9/19/60, Vol. 143 Issue 13, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the apprehension regarding the educational aid provided to public schools by the federal government of the U.S. Contribution of twice the percentage of national product for education by the Soviet Union; Comparison between salaries of a teacher and a factory worker; Information about the January 1954 announcement of a White House Conference on education; Shortage of financial resources to take care of essential needs of schools.
ACCESSION #
14601013

 

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