Education: Double & Triple Shifts

Last week school officials of 42 States met in Washington, behind closed doors. They had been called together by Commissioner of Education John Ward Studebaker. Purpose: to speed up U. S. industrial training for defense.

John Studebaker, key man in this key job, is lean, spectacled, a wiry bundle of energy. Iowa-born, a star all-round high-school and college athlete who worked his way through Leander Clark College as a union bricklayer, he was national director of the Junior Red Cross in World War I. As an educator, he distinguished himself chiefly by organizing...

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