Education: Babies and Pay

Like most other classes of U. S. Labor, the nation's schoolteachers are currently hopeful that the Federal Government will help them in disputes arising between them and their employers. Last week the U. S. Supreme Court handed down a pair of rulings that seriously impaired such hopes.

¶During the Depression, many a school board slashed salaries which teachers believed were guaranteed by contract. The West New York, N. J. Board of Education in 1933 ordered reductions ranging from 10% to 15%. Principal J. E. Dransfield of Hudson Heights Grammar School has since...

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