Education: Late School

Infantile paralysis throughout the whole country was increasing slightly last week —a regular autumnal phenomena. However, in the eastern communities which endured epidemics during the past month, the disease was waning.

Nonetheless, most communities bothered by infantile paralysis have ordered the opening of schools delayed a week or longer. New York City's schools were scheduled to open Sept. 14. They will open Sept. 22. (But Sept. 21 is the Jewish Day of Atonement.) Nearby cities in New York State and New Jersey will keep schools closed a...

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