The Vocational Summary, Volumes 2-4

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Federal Board for Vocational Education, 1919 - Vocational education

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Page 49 - An Act to provide for the promotion of vocational rehabilitation of persons disabled in industry or otherwise and their return to civil employment," approved June 2, 1920, as amended (USC, title 29, ch.
Page 106 - That for the purpose of this act the term 'persons disabled' shall be construed to mean any person who, by reason of a physical defect or infirmity, whether congenital or acquired by accident, injury, or disease, is, or may be expected to be totally or partially incapacitated for remunerative occupation...
Page 4 - That hereafter in making appointments to clerical and other positions in the executive branch of the Government in the District of Columbia or elsewhere preference shall be given to honorably discharged soldiers, sailors, and marines, and widows of such, and to the wives of injured soldiers, sailors, and marines, who themselves are not qualified, but whose wives are qualified, to hold such positions: Provided further.
Page 55 - SEC. 16. That the Federal Board for Vocational Education may withhold the allotment of moneys to any State whenever it shall be determined that such moneys are not being expended for the purposes and under the conditions of this Act If any allotment Is withheld from any State, the State board of such State may appeal to the Congress of the United States, and If the Congress shall not direct such sum to be paid It shall be covered Into the Treasury.
Page 72 - Vocational education is any form of education, whether given in a school or elsewhere, the purpose of which is to fit an individual to pursue effectively a recognized profitable employment, whether pursued for wages or otherwise.
Page 55 - The moneys so received by the custodian for vocational education for any State shall be paid out on the requisition of the State board, as reimbursement for...
Page 55 - SEC. 6. That there is hereby appropriated to the Federal Board for Vocational Education the sum of $75,000 annually for a period of four years for the purpose of making studies, investigations, and reports regarding the vocational rehabilitation of disabled persons and their placements in suitable or gainful occupations, and for the administrative expenses of said board incident to performing the duties imposed by this Act, including salaries of such assistants, experts, clerks, and other employees,...
Page 55 - Education shall annually ascertain whether the several States are using, or are prepared to use, the money received by them in accordance with the provisions of this Act.
Page 55 - Education, and if the Federal Board finds the same to be in conformity with the provisions and purposes of this Act, the same shall be approved.
Page 75 - They say nay in a word, but they do so in deed ; for to the one they will gladly give a stipend of two hundred crowns by the year, and loth to offer to the other two hundred shillings. God that sitteth in heaven laugheth their choice to scorn, and rewardeth their liberality as it should. For he suffereth them to...

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