Education: How to Attract Teachers

The shortage of teachers has reached such a point that the profession would need a half of every college graduating class from now until 1960 to take up the slack. Can communities do anything to help in the recruiting? Last week, in a special guide (How Can We Get Enough Good Teachers?), the National Citizens Commission for the Public Schools gave some hints, collected from towns, counties and states all over the country. Items:

¶ The education committee of the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce goes about the job by advertising. To 875 schools...

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