Education: Term's End (Cont'd)

¶ "Don't snatch your diploma," read an announcement last week to the graduating class at Colgate University. "Be calm. Take your diploma in the right hand. Tip your cap with your left hand. Don't wave it, but just tip it."

¶ Long unpaid, Chicago school teachers made $2,500 by presenting the School Scandals of 1932, a revue dealing with the celebrated troubles of the Chicago Board of Education. Last fortnight the Board received a twelve-volume survey of the schools (cost: $100,000) from Dr. George Drayton Strayer of Teachers' College, Columbia University. Chief recommendation: that $16,000,000 be...

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