Education: Forthright for Federal Aid

Lying dormant but very much alive on the front stoops of both political parties approaching the 1960 campaign is the nettlesome issue of federal aid to education. The dilemma posed by segregation in Southern public schools, the bogy of federal control following U.S. aid, make the issue hard to handle. But burgeoning school populations and stretched-to-the-limit state and local support make it an issue that must be faced. This week the Democrats made the first try.

"We believe that the moment has at length come when the Federal government must provide some significant share...

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