THE CONGRESS: Maiming Amendment

On the need for some kind of federal aid to education, most members of Congress are pretty well agreed. The crowded classrooms, decaying school buildings and swarming moppets, products of the postwar baby boom, are too inescapably evident to be ignored. The Senate passed a hefty education bill in February, and last week, at the urging of Vice President Nixon, the Administration moved toward acceptance of a Democratic-type education program, despite President Eisenhower's distaste for direct federal subsidies.

But when the House education bill (calling for $1.3 billion over four years) came up for debate at midweek, the House put...

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