Education: Reds Routed

Last week Communist teachers in New York City, of whom there are allegedly hundreds, were virtual outcasts from their profession. The American Federation of Teachers (A.F.of L. trade union) stripped them of their union cards, and school officials were rapidly stripping them of their jobs.

A.F.T. had polled its 28,000 members on whether the New York City Teachers Union and College Teachers Union, and the Federation's Philadelphia local, all accused of being Red-led, should have their charters revoked. The vote, counted last weekend, was about 11-to-8.5 for ouster of all three. Outside New York and Philadelphia, A.F.T. members voted 4-to-1 against the...

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