Education: Childpower

U.S. childhood and U.S. education were last week facing a growing wartime problem: the flight of high-school children to the pied piping of wartime jobs. A New York State educators' committee called this "a national hazard" which would create a great postwar "problem of educational rehabilitation." The Children's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor has been getting reports from here & there. Baltimore samples of what is typical of many war-industry centers:

> Helen, 13, makes coffee, serves in a lunchroom 28½ hours a week; her school-plus-work hours total 56.

> Frank, 12,...

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