Education: No Seats for Reds

There were two conventions of union teachers in Detroit last week. In the Statler met 315 delegates of the American Federation of Teachers, A.F. of L. Across the street, in the Tuller Hotel, met 131 would-be delegates, representing three locals (in New York City and Philadelphia) recently expelled by Federation referendum on charges of Communist coloration (TIME, June 16).

The official convention was for aid to Britain and Russia, applauded a message from President Roosevelt calling on teachers to "do their full share in the struggle to preserve democracy. . . ." The other gathering heartily seconded these motions, displayed a big...

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