Education: Superintendents Meet

Wreaths, pageantry, speeches in honor of George Washington made a good beginning last fortnight for the annual convention of the Department of Superintendence of the National Education Association in Washington. But there were more engrossing matters. The some 15,000 pedagogs—one of the world's largest annual professional gatherings—had one thing in common to talk about: Hard Times. U. S. education cost $3,200,000,000 in 1931. How was it going now? Was it true, as President of Superintendents Edwin Cornelius Broome of Philadelphia had said before the opening...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!