Speeches of New York State Commissioner of Education James Edward Allen

This is a finding aid to the speeches of James Edward Allen, Deputy Commissioner of Education 1950-55, and Commissioner of Education 1955-69, held in the New York State Library. More information is available from Excelsior, the New York State Library's online public access catalog.

Speeches
1956 May 4 Security of mind: a challenge for education C.1
1957 September 15 Quality--economy--leadership C.1
1957 October 28 The truth, the future and our responsibility C.1
1957 November 9 Pressures and issues facing public education in New York State and the New York State Citizens Committee for Public Schools C.1
1957 December 5 The survey and the future of education in Yonkers C.1
1957 December 14 Notes for talk to Joint Meeting of Council of City and Village Superintendents and Association of District Superintendents of Schools C.1
1958 May 14 Excerpts from speech by Commissioner James E. Allen, Jr., at Conference of New York State Association of Public School Adult Educators, Hotel Powers, Rochester, N.Y., May 14, 1958 C.1
1958 May 23 The obligation of the educated for education C.1
1958 June 5 Have the Muses met their master? C.1
1958 September 21 Events of the past year and some goals for the future C.1
1958 September 27 Address of Dr. James E. Allen, Jr., New York State Commissioner of Education, at the Convocation of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, New York, September 27, 1958 C.1
1958 October 18 Notes for remarks of James E. Allen, Jr., Commissioner of Education, New York State, at Annual Meeting of New York State Citizens Committee for the Public Schools, Corning, New York, October 18, 1958 C.1
1958 October 27 Giant steps in human progress--some implications for education C.1
1959 September 1955­June 1957 V.1 Addresses and papers of James E. Allen, Jr., president of The University of the State of New York and Commissioner of Education C.1­3
1959 March 17 Notes of James E. Allen, Jr., Commissioner of Education of the State of New York, at Luncheon Meeting of Workshop for Administrators of Large City Schools, Teachers College, Columbia University, March 17, 1959 C.1
1959 March 21 Notes of James E. Allen, Jr., New York State Commissioner of Education, at the Annual Dinner of the Education Societies of Long Island University, at the Manhattan Hotel, New York City, March 21, 1959, at 8:30 p.m. C.1
1959 April 19 High standards and the pursuit of happiness C.1
1960 October 24 National prestige--education's responsibility C.1
1961 April 10 Education: for the nation or the individual? C.1
1962 May 1 Statement on H. R. 10180, to Authorize Assistance to States for the Financial Support of Public Elementary and Secondary Education C.1­2
1962 June 14 The role of the state in charting the second century under the land-grant philosophy of education C.1
1962 September 23 "Who's in charge here?" C.1
1963 January 13 Comments on certain education matters before the Legislature with particular reference to the Interim Report of the Joint Legislative Committee on School Financing C.1
1963 April 25 The individual, the state and the future in education C.1
1963 May 11 The importance of political and economic education C.1
1963 May 27 Statement by James E. Allen, Jr., Commissioner of Education and President of the University of New York before Senate Subcommittee on Education, Washington, D.C., May 27, 1963 C.1
1963 July 18 "Who speaks for education in determining public policy?" C.1
1963 September 29 Address by James E. Allen, Jr., New York State Commissioner of Education, at the 81st Annual Meeting of the Council of School Superintendents of New York State, Grossingers, N.Y., September 29, 1963 C.1
1963 October 3 Extract of remarks made by James E. Allen, Jr., Commissioner of Education, at the Committee Meeting, JLC to Revise and Simplify the Education Law, Albany, Thursday, October 3, 1963 C.1
1963 October 4 Remarks by James E. Allen, Jr., State Commissioner of Education, at Inauguration Luncheon for the New President of Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., October 4, 1963, 12:30 p.m. C.1
1963 October 28 State responsibility and local control C.1
1963 November 1 Let's give credit where credit is due--New York State's College Proficiency Examination Program C.1
1963 November 14 Progress toward goals and plans for the improvement of education in New York State and recommendations for further action C.1
1963 November 25 Remarks by James E. Allen, Jr., New York State Commissioner of Education, at the Annual Banquet of New York State Teachers Association, Rochester, New York, November 25, 1963 C.1
1964 January 25 Social change and the urban public school system C.1
1964 February 15 ChurchMEN and the state C.1
1964 August 15 The school board member and the state C.1
1964 September 27 State responsibility for meeting national needs in education C.1
1964 October 1 Statutory state systems of higher education--New York State C.1
1964 October 26 The importance of a unified approach to education problems C.1
1964 November 10 Equalizing educational opportunities for the disadvantaged C.1
1964 November 23 Address by James E. Allen, N.Y. State Commissioner of Education, House of Delegates Meeting, State Teachers Association, Buffalo, New York, November 23, 1964, 6:30 p.m. C.1
1965 February 4 Statement by James E. Allen, Jr., Commissioner of Education, State of New York, Education Subcommittee of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Thursday, February 4, 1965, 10:00 a.m. C.1
1965 February 4 ChurchMEN and the state C.1
1965 February 6 Shaping educational Policy--role of the states C.1
1965 February 16 The role of the college trustee in the structure for higher education in the State of New York C.1
1965 March 19 Financing education in a changing society C.1
1965 April 1 Will state boards continue to shape educational policy? C.1
1965 May 4 Urban education--today's problem, tomorrow's hope C.1
1965 June 9 The obligation of the educated for education C.1
1965 June 29 Holding fast to principles in a time of haste C.1
1965 December 1 Our changing society's challenge to our system of higher education C.1
1966 February 15 Trusteeship and changing times C.1
1966 April 21 The changing philosophy of education and your future C.1
1966 May 7 Liberal education for adults in a time of change C.1
1966 June 2 New opportunities in vocational education C.1
1966 July 28 The performing arts and the schools of New York State C.1
1966 August 6 Commissioner's Workshop for New School Board Members, State Education Building, August 6, 1966, Remarks by James E. Allen, Jr., New York State Commissioner of Education C.1
1966 September 17 Statement by James E. Allen, Jr., New York State Commissioner of Education, at the hearing conducted by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Rochester, New York, September 17, 1966 C.1
1966 October 24 A constitutional convention in unsettled times C.1­2
1966 November 21 1967--year of decision for education in New York State C.1
1966 November 27 Urban education--today's problem, tomorrow's hope C.1
1967 March 4 Head Start and the changing philosophy of education C.1
1967 April 7 A dedication and a rededication to the public school C.1
1967 June 15 Statement by James E. Allen, Jr., State Commissioner of Education before the Committee on Education of the New York State Constitutional Convention, Albany, June 15, 1967 C.1­3
1967 July 22 Address by James E. Allen, Jr., New York State Commissioner of Education, at the Workshop for Teachers, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., July 22, 1967, at 9:00 a.m. C.1
1967 July 26 The impact of government programs on untapped human resources--untapped manpower C.1
1967 October 1 Maintaining perspective in the face of pressures C.1
1967 October 9 Some current concerns in New York State education C.1
1967 October 23 Non-urban school boards and the problem of urban education C.1
1967 November 21 Commissioner Allen calls for vast public commitment C.1­2
1968 January 9 Education and the renaissance of state government C.1
1968 January 10 State coordination of higher education in a period of dynamic change C.1
1968 March 20 Federal legislation and New York State education C.1
1968 May 15 "The saying and the doing" C.1
1968 June 9 "The middle-aged are shocked by the wrong thing" C.1
1968 July 8 The arts and literacy C.1
1968 July 11 Educational priorities and the handicap of local financing C.1
1968 August 3 Annual Workshop for New School Board Members, State Education Building, Albany, N.Y., August 3, 1968 C.1
1968 September 19 Civilization--?? C.1
1969 April 28 Minding the business of education C.1
1969 September 23 The right to read--target for the 70's C.1

 

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