Education: Parochials

In Michigan, private and parochial schoolmasters were gratified. Last week, at the polls, Michigan voters defeated the proposed State Constitutional Amendment— (TIME, Oct. 20) compelling all Michigan children "under the ninth grade and under 16" to attend the public schools—an amendment which would have shorn private and parochial schoolmasters of a round two-thirds of their patronage, In Oregon, other schoolmasters were similarly gratified. Oregon voters dealt in like fashion with a like amendment.

* Four years ago, the same amendment was vetoed by popular referendum.

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