Education: Pay Our Teachers!

A fire gong clanged in Englewood High School one morning last week and 4,500 pupils, slamming down their books, scuffled out wondering why no one had thought of it before. Chicago's 14,000 school teachers have received only two weeks salary in cash since last June. A pupils' strike would not only demonstrate sympathy, but provide excitement and a holiday.

The strike day was dismal and rainy, but Englewood High School, in which the word had gone around the day before, was quickly followed by Crane High School, where 2,000 responded to posted placards; by...

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