Education: Afterthought

New York City was all set to start on its new $511,607,630 school-expansion program (TIME, July 31), but last week President Maximilian Moss of the Board of Education marched before the City Planning Commission with an afterthought. In view of the world situation, Moss said, the Board of Education recommended the construction of built-in atomic bomb shelters in each new school. Estimated extra cost: $50 million. The Planning Commission was thinking it over.


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