Education: Big & Strong (Cont'd)

At Albany last week, a short, trim schoolteacher pivoted daintily, smiled up at Frank Pierrepont Graves, New York State Commissioner of Education. Commissioner Graves blinked, recognized Rose

Freistater of The Bronx, whom the New York City Board of Education considered too fat for a permanent teaching job in the city schools (TIME, Dec. 9 et ante). Described by her father as "big and strong," Rose three months ago had weighed 182 lb., which was 32 Ib. over the Board's limit for 5 ft. 2 in. teachers. Last week, ready for a hearing before the...

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