Education: The Voice

If ever the nation gets a chance to hear he voice of the U.S. public-school teacher, it seldom hears it so clearly as when the powerful (561,708 members) National Education Association holds its annual convention. Last week, as some 20,000 teachers and administrators wound up their N.E.A. convention business in Manhattan, they did so with the well-earned satisfaction of having given the country a piece of their mind.

In sessions at Madison Square Garden and in meetings at midtown hotels, they talked about everything from juvenile delinquency to audio-visual aids. They elected a sprightly new president—Miss Waurine Walker of the Texas Education...

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