Education: Boost

That mythical person, the average New York State teacher, makes more money than his mythical counterpart in any other state. It was New York City's relatively high-paid teachers who shot the average up: their average salary is $4,100. Such statistics are little consolation to teachers in rural New York districts, some of whom make as low as $1,200 a year.

To meet statewide protests, Governor Thomas E. Dewey picked a five-man committee to look into the matter, tell him what to do about it. The committee examined proposals of teachers' groups, decided that their...

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