Schools: The Man in Missouri

Whenever it seems that money is the root of all good in U.S. education and that only the Federal Government can provide it. the U.S. taxpayer can consider the case of Dillard A. Mallory, a gentle man of 56 who superintends the schools of rural Buffalo, Mo. (pop. 1,700). This month Buffalo will acquire three sorely needed school buildings costing $115,000. The source of the windfall is not the town, not the state, not Uncle Sam. It is Superintendent Mallory, who personally put up the money on a yearly salary of $12,000. "People ask me why...

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