Nation: The Congress: Work Done

In Capitol Hill action last week:

>The House, by a lopsided vote of 319 to 79, passed and sent to the Senate an education bill to provide $1.5 billion in aid to colleges over the next five years. The money ($900 million in grants, $600 million in loans) would be used for construction of classroom buildings, libraries, laboratories, etc. President Kennedy had wanted much more. Though he had all but given up on his request for $2.3 billion for secondary school construction and teachers' salaries, after last year's battle over whether parochial schools could be included, he vainly hoped for $750...

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