Education: Holiday

The school teachers of the U. S. made out the term grades, dusted their blackboards, shut their desks, drew their pay, boarded trains for Washington, D. C. There they swarmed upon the steps of the National Capitol for a vesper service that opened the 62nd annual meeting of the National Education Association. That organization now has 140,000 members, of which 80% are classroom teachers.

The National Congress of Parents and Teachers had been invited to meet with the N. E. A. Many of its members did so.

Speeches. President Olive M. Jones (New York)...

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