"Education in the U. S. is a beggar with a tin cup!"
"The U. S. school is the forgotten institution!"
"Save our schools!"
So educators have wailed at the top of their lungs since early in Depression. On Government and public they have rained a constant barrage of statistics, growing steadily more formidable. By now 5,000 schools are closed and school terms shortened in one of every four U. S. cities & towns; $40,000,000 in back salaries is owed to 40,000 teachers; 100,000 teachers are unemployed: school enrollments have upped 960,000 while school revenues...