Education Policy: Research: Policymakers:

1957 - 1960 Eisenhower Administration

President:



Dwight D. Eisenhower (R) 1957 - 1960

Secretary of H.E.W.:



Marion B. Folsom
Arthur S. Flemming (1958)

Commissioner of Education: 

 

Lawrence G. Derthick

Major education actions:

  • 1957 - LOC to Purchase Books and Sound Reproductions for the Blind (P.L. 85-308)
  • 1958 - National Defense Education Act (NDEA; P.L. 85-864) [Note 1]
  • 1958 - Education of Mentally Retarded Children Act of 1958 (P.L. 85-926)


85th Congress (1957-1958)

86th Congress (1959-1960)

 

Notes and Sources

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