Education: No Salary Reduction

" Efficiency, economy, honor — these three. But the greatest of these is honor," said Sir George Luna to the 20th conference of the Association of Education Committees in London, referring to a motion to reduce teachers' salaries. It was true, he said, that had the scales been drawn up this year instead of in 1920 they would have been lower. But he felt obliged to point out that the agreement adopted in 1920 would not terminate until 1925. Which brought him to the matter of honor.

The Chief of the City School Division of the United States Bureau of Education...

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