Education: A. F. of T.'s 2oth

U. S. teachers have had a full-fledged union affiliated with the American Federation of Labor since 1916. Ten years, during which they lobbied earnestly for higher salaries, pensions and tenure laws, left American Federation of Teachers with only 3.000 members. Then Depression forced school boards to slash salaries, and by 1934 A. F. of T. had 302 locals. 35,000 aroused and militant members. Although it still represents less than 2% of the 2.000,000 U. S. schoolteachers. A. F. of T. assembled for its 20th annual convention in Philadelphia's Hotel Sylvania last week to...

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