Education: Some Relief

In Michigan last week 1,500 rural schools opened prematurely, to save as much as possible in fuel while the weather is still warm. In other States, where schools closed early last spring and looked as if they would stay closed this autumn, educators took heart. They were going to get Federal help. To be sure, not the thoroughgoing help they had long been asking for, but nevertheless something. Federal Emergency Relief Administrator Harry Lloyd Hopkins announced that unemployed school teachers would be put in rural schools that might otherwise have been closed. They...

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