STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the American system of free public education is a most vital force in equipping this nation's children and youth to meet the many challenges of the future; and
WHEREAS, the nation's schools and the schools of this State and Nation are essential to preserving the American way of life; and
WHEREAS, a rapidly changing world requires that education change to meet new challenges without diminishing the traditional American appreciation of the supreme worth of the individual; and
WHEREAS, the moral and financial support of all citizens is necessary in the great task of educating young people for their roles as responsible Americans; and
WHEREAS, under provisions of Chapter 21, Section 2110, Title 29 of the Delaware Code, this office is authorized to issue a proclamation relative to American Education Week;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, ELBERT N. CARVEL, Governor of the State of Delaware, da hereby designate November 11-17, 1962, to be
AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK
and urge all citizens to reaffirm their interest in the aims, achievements, and needs of the schools to help strengthen and preserve this training ground of democracy.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Elbert N. Carvel, 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 19th day of June, in the year of Our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and sixty-two, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-sixth.
ELBERT N. CARVEL, Governor
Attest: ELISHA C. DUKES, Secretary of State