Education: Teachers & Boys

''The East and South are lined up solidly behind us and a great portion of the Middle West as well." So spoke last week neither Republicans nor Democrats but the campaign managers of School Superintendent William Henry Holmes of Mount Vernon, N. Y., candidate for the presidency of potent National Education Association. To choose a new president, to spend five days in exciting talk about their profession, 15,000 U. S. teachers and school officials journeyed to Portland, Ore., for NEA's 74th annual convention.

In Portland's Municipal Auditorium NEA's retiring President Agnes Samuelson...

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