Education: Not Uninhibited

Enforcement of New York State's Feinberg law (TIME, April 11, 1949 et seq.), held up for more than a year by challenges in the lower courts, got a green light last week from the state's top court. Said New York's court of appeals, in unanimously upholding the law's barring of schoolteachers who belong to organizations listed by the state Board of Regents as subversive: "Public employment as a teacher is not an uninhibited privilege." Opponents of the law (including a teacher-union local and the Communist Party) planned final appeals to the U.S. Supreme...

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