Federal Aid: Tuition Deductions?

For weeks Congress has stalled the Administration's $5.3 billion omnibus education bill, containing aid for everyone from preliterate tots to illiterate adults. Last week the White House wearily agreed to let Congress unwrap the package and choose among the goodies. Prognosis: passage for perhaps $1.2 billion in aid for college construction, but probable death for aid to public schools.

What now blocks public school aid is Roman Catholic pressure for equal aid to parochial schools. Last week Connecticut's Senator Abraham Ribicoff proposed a solid effort to aid parents of children in parochial and other private...

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