Statement from Senator Williams on his stance against the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

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Senator John J. Williams believed that public education should be funded and directed by state and local communities and not the federal government. He stated that the bill contained "within it the seeds of the first Federal education system," which would make state governments merely administrative offices of the federal government and bring with it "the flood of Federal control."

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Williams, John J. (John James), 1904-1989. "Statement from Senator Williams on his stance against the Elementary and Secondary Education Act." Papers of Senator John J. Williams, University of Delaware Library. Accessed 06 December 2019. http://acsc.lib.udel.edu/items/show/37.

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Statement from Senator Williams on his stance against the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

Subject

United States. Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.

Description

Senator John J. Williams believed that public education should be funded and directed by state and local communities and not the federal government. He stated that the bill contained "within it the seeds of the first Federal education system," which would make state governments merely administrative offices of the federal government and bring with it "the flood of Federal control."

Creator

Williams, John J. (John James), 1904-1989

Source

Papers of Senator John J. Williams, University of Delaware Library

Publisher

Association of Centers for the Study of Congress

Date

1965-04-09

Contributor

University of Delaware Library

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District of Columbia