Education: In Chicago

Chicago public school teachers were told that class hours are for teaching, not for pow-wowing. Since September, 1922, it had been their custom to hold council meetings among themselves at times when pupils were in school. Last week, William, McAndrew, vigorous new Chicago School Superintendent (TIME, Sept. 15), asked to know: 1) what advantage was lost by holding council meetings at other than school time; 2) what was gained by the teachers' excluding the Principals from councils. When Mr. McAndrew appealed to the Chicago Board of Education, showing that, though the teachers'...

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