Education: Schools at the Turn

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¶Four thousand youngsters in Old Forge, Pa. shuffled into their schools one morning last week, romped out five minutes later. Unpaid for six months, their teachers were on strike.

¶ In New York City some 1,100,000 children registered and entered school. For them the Board of Education has approved a budget of 130-odd million dollars, $2,000,000 higher than last year despite Mayor John Patrick O'Brien's requests to prune. The Board plans to fill two vacant superintendencies despite his orders not to. ¶ In North Carolina rural youngsters learned they might...

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