Education: McAndrew Walks Out

Superintendent William McAndrew last week tried to persuade the Chicago Board of Education, "trying" him for insubordination and conduct incompatible with and in violation of his duty (TIME, Sept. 12 et seq.), to read a statement of his position. A summary of the entire Chicago affair, it read in part:

"It is now nearly three months since your president and five members voted to charge me with insubordination and improper conduct in having entered into an unlawful confederacy with certain employes of the board, designated as extra teachers.

"It is now seven months...

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