Education: Education, Mar. 8, 1943

Report on Discipline

New York City's concern over its juvenile delinquency is growing. Its school discipline is poor (TIME, Dec. 14). Last week Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia asked a 16-year-old lad to give the delinquency committee the benefit of his advice. Reason: the lad, solemn Seymour ("Sunshine") Schantz, has been chairman of a group of boys who surveyed their schools and sent the Mayor "the most constructive" report he had received.

Seymour Schantz and his committee are members of a club called the Boys' Brotherhood Republic, whose motto is "So long as there are boys in trouble, we too are in trouble." The Manhattan...

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