Can America Finance the Kinds of Schools It Needs?

Norton, John K.
October 1952
Education Digest;Oct1952, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p8
This article focuses on the significance of more financial aid toward quality education in the U.S. as of 1952. It is undeniable that the U.S. has the capability to finance quality education. It's economy could speak in behalf. The U.S. economy, as measure by its national output, has increased its gross national productivity from 91.3 billion dollars in 1939 to 327.8 billion dollars in 1951. High level of taxes has largely contributed to the country's economy. However, only a small parcel was allocated to education. The small budget has brought a problem to the standard of education taking into consideration the increasing school population and shortage of teachers.


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