Education: Kissing Principals

Into the office of Cook County School Superintendent Noble J. Puffer one day last month marched a tight-lipped delegation of three. They were teachers from School District No. 86, on the edge of Chicago's northwest suburbs, who had come to tell Superintendent Puffer what they had just told their school board about Principal Charles O'Hearn. Said Teacher Clarabelle Lindsay, 26: "He keeps putting his hands on me." Said Teacher Laurinda Cleary, 26: "On me, too." Gasped Teacher Mary Hammond, 50: "My, my! He took me in the basement and hugged me."


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