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The function of the president of the U.S. in regard to schooling replaced considerably following the tip of global struggle II. because the U.S. economic system turned extra subtle and the rustic emerged because the dominant technological and global energy, the call for for an informed workforce elevated. during this paintings, Maurice R. Berube deals the 1st entire research of the involvement of yankee presidents in academic coverage, tracing the efforts of administrations from Washington to Bush, and chronicling the nationwide and foreign pressures to form academic guidelines that experience characterised the post-World conflict II period. Berube's paintings takes the shape of a coverage learn as he analyzes presidential courses in schooling, the explanations for his or her implementation, and their correlation to nationwide academic results. starting with the delivery of the presidency, he examines profitable courses that had a substantial impression and not more profitable efforts that have been major both ideologically or as forerunners of destiny regulations. The constitutional constraints of the president's function in schooling are explored, in addition to contemporary advancements together with the company presidency and the rhetorical presidency. one of the different concerns addressed are schooling and the economic system and the federal and nation constitutions' perspectives of a correct to schooling. This paintings may be a distinct and precious source for college students of presidential historical past, the politics of schooling, and modern matters in schooling, in addition to an immense addition to public and educational library collections.

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Bill of Rights transformed American higher education. Prior to the passage of the bill, college was a privilege, for the most part, of the affluent. There were minor exceptions, such as the free universities in New York City and California, but, as a rule, the poor were unable to attend college. I. Bill changed that situation and enabled over 2 million World War II and Korean veterans to take advantage of higher education. I. Bill. Policy makers had envisioned only a small number of veterans taking advantage of the educational benefits.

64. Ibid. 65. Abraham Lincoln, "Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction; December 8, 1863," in The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, Volume VII, 1863-1864 ed. Roy P. : Rutgers University Press, 1953), p. 55. 66. Robert Granville Caldwell, James A. : Archon Books, 1965), p. 13. 67. As quoted in Caldwell, James A. Garfield, p. 185. 68. Ibid. 69. , p. 186. 70. : Harvard University Press, 1967). 30 American Presidents and Education 71. " Scribner's Magazine 46, no. 5 (November 1909), pp. 576-77.

Ibid. 69. , p. 186. 70. : Harvard University Press, 1967). 30 American Presidents and Education 71. " Scribner's Magazine 46, no. 5 (November 1909), pp. 576-77. 72. , p. 577. 73. As quoted in Americo D. Lapti, Education and the Federal Government (New York: Mason/Charter, 1975), p. 97. 74. Arthur S. , The Papers of Woodrow Wilson, vol. : Princeton University Press, 1982), p. 159. 75. , p. 456. 76. , p. 455. 77. Ibid. 78. David Burner, Herbert Hoover: A Public Life (New York: Knopf, 1979), p. 11.

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