Education: The Case for Federal Aid

¶ Nearly two million school-age children

are not attending school.

¶ About 23% of all U.S. teachers are paid less than $1,200 a year; 3% get less than $600.

¶ More than ten million U.S. adults have

had four years or less of schooling.

¶ At least one million men have been classified 4-F because of poor schooling.

Such facts, enforced by documents and charts, were offered as testimony last week at a Congressional hearing on the $300,000,000-a-year federal school-aid bill. Conclusion drawn by the chief witness, Columbia University's Dr. John...