Education: Report Card

¶ When New York City's public schools opened for the fall term, 200 newly appointed teachsrs failed to show up for work. Puzzled board of education authorities, who could only conclude that the teachers had been lured away by higher-paying jobs, announced an emergency substitute examination to fill the unexpected vacancies, got 6,000 telephone applications in one day.

¶ Speaking to 1,000 freshly scrubbed students at William Chrisman High School in Independence. Mo., Harry Truman noted that after his graduation from Chrisman in 1901, the school and all its records burned. Said Truman: "There...

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