Education: No Soap

Investigators last week told New York City that its public-school system needed a thorough cleaning up. For one thing, there were "no soap, no towels, no hot water" for 884,300 pupils. But the investigators also said no soap to the system's whole administrative structure. To the city they suggested bargain possibilities : improved schools at a saving of more than $52,000,000 (over five years).

Since 1940 State Senator Frederic R. Coudert's Legislative Subcommittee has been chiefly noted for its efforts to wash out leftish teachers (TIME, Dec. 16, 1940; March 31, 1941). But...

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