WHEREAS, the good education of children is an investment in America's future, providing an essential guarantee of the freedom, security and prosperity of our people; and

WHEREAS, the nation's schools and the schools of this state are now confronted with many problems, especially those dealing with a shortage of teachers and of classrooms; and

WHEREAS, the solution of these problems and the quality of education rests quite directly on public understanding and public concern for good schools; and

WHEREAS, our citizens have the opportunity to learn the facts concerning our problems through the recent good work of the Delaware White House Conference on Education, which reduced them to papers of factual information, for which we are grateful ;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do proclaim the week of November 6-12, 1955 as


and do earnestly request all citizens and all organizations interested in education and child welfare to acquaint themselves more fully, during the 35th annual nationwide observance' of this occasion, with the programs, needs and problems of our schools.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover, this Twenty-

(Great Seal) seventh day of October in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-six, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eightieth.

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State