Education: McAndrew, Continued

Crunch-crunch went pretzels in the mouth of J. Lewis Coath, president of the Chicago Board of Education. Mr. Coath was presiding over another session of School Superintendent McAndrew's "trial" for insubordination (TIME, Sept. 12, et seq.). Although Superintendent McAndrew was absent from the hearing, 17 Chicago school teachers, principals and district superintendents, were present to call him a "Simon Legree . . . a faker . . . a cruel task master," because he had obliged them to exact perfect answers from their pupils before permitting the pupils to continue to subsequent...

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