Education: In High

"Vacation" this summer was not going to be much of a vacation in the nation's 23,000 high schools.

Vocational schools, many of them already on a year-round, 24-hour basis, are planning summer sessions, often with four daily six-hour shifts. Although "regular" high schools anticipate no great summer expansion, most are enrolling boys & girls for farm and factory work. The U.S. Office of Education Wartime Commission has asked the schools to offer training courses "tailored to the needs of the armed forces and of war production," recommending, as vacation jobs, programs for salvage...