Education: A Sharper No

U.S. public opinion opposes federal aid to Roman Catholic schools more sharply now than it did a dozen years ago says the Gallup poll. In 1949, when a House bill for aiding public schools made aid for parochial schools a public issue. Gallup asked: "Should this money go entirely to public schools, or should part of it go to parochial schools?'' The results:

Public schools only 49%

Parochial schools in part 41%

No opinion 10%

Gallup's newest question was: "Should this money go only to public schools, or should money go to help Catholic and other private...

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