Nation: The Congress: Work Done

By a vote of 263 to 153, the House last week passed and sent to the Senate one of the key programs of the Great Society: President Johnson's $1.3 billion education bill to provide federal aid to primary and secondary schools. The measure would grant $100 million for textbooks and library books, $100 million for supplemental education centers such as labmobiles, and $1 billion-plus for public school districts to spend as they see fit. For a district to qualify, 3% or more of its pupils would have to be "needy" (from families with less...

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