Calvin Coolidge Says, April 14, 1931

December 31, 2020

Date: April 14, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) While education is almost entirely a local problem, the national government has long manifested a deep interest in it and encouraged it with official help and advice at some expense. The Department of the Interior, which has charge of it, is now headed by a […]

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Proclamation, September 18, 1925

December 17, 2020

Purpose: To declare American Education Week. Date: September 18, 1925 (Original document available here) Education is becoming well-nigh universal in America. The rapidity of its expansion within the past half century has no precedent. Our system of public instruction, administered by State and local officers, is peculiarly suited to our habits of life and to our […]

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