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American Educators Oppose Use of Public Funds for Support of Parochial Schools

The American Association of School Administrators last night adopted a resolution here opposing the use of public funds for the support of parochial schools. Only two votes were cast against this resolution, while about 7,000 delegates voted in its favor. The resolution reads:

“We believe the American tradition of separation of church and state should be vigorously and zealously safeguarded. We respect the right of groups, including religious denominations, to maintain their own schools so long as such schools meet the educational, health and safety standards defined by the states in which they are located. We believe that these schools should be financed entirely by their supporters. We therefore oppose all efforts to devote public funds to either the direct or the indirect support of these schools.”