Education: N. E. A.

Five Days in Boston, or Much Said and Little Done—that was the 58th annual convention of the National Education Association. But it was a success: the biggest attendance in N. E. A. history, 15,000. Mrs. Evangeline Lodge Lindbergh flew from Detroit and was mistaken for Mrs. Governor Alvan Tufts Fuller of Massachusetts in one receiving line.

Speeches and good resolutions were duly recorded, in order to be issued in a fat handbook early in 1929. The chief topic of speculation among these teachers and superintendents of grade schools, high schools and "prep" schools was...

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