Education: Report Card

¶In Manhattan, Lawyer Allen Murray Myers, who declared that he would rather "rot in jail" than send his nine-year-old daughter to the overcrowded, dilapidated, 95-year-old Public School 19 (TIME, Jan. 19), won his battle against the board of education. Since Myers' wife is a licensed teacher, ruled a domestic relations court judge, "the purpose of the compulsory education law has . . . been satisfactorily met . . . The freedom of parents is safeguarded so long as they meet their responsibility as parents."

¶The editors of Latinitas, the first international Latin quarterly (TIME, Feb. 16), announced that in spite...

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