Education: Teachers Meet

Two associations of U. S. public school teachers held their annual conventions last week. In the ranks of both were many teachers whose salaries had been cut. The 14,000 Chicago school teachers, notably, had been unpaid save for two weeks' salary in the past six months. Never highly paid, many a teacher had nonetheless helped feed destitute children during the year. Closely in touch with the ranks of the needy, the teachers feared further retrenchment. How would they avert it?

The American Federation of Teachers, at its 16th annual convention in Chicago...

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