Education: House Dicks

Burly, surly-mannered fellows slouched in the corridors of a high school in Cicero, Ill. last week. They rasped commands: "Get along now! No loitering!" They insulted girls, jostled students who infringed upon even the most trivial school regulation. Complained a student: "These dumb house dicks push us around like we're convicts at Joliet."

Who were the "house dicks?" Teachers and pupils in J. Sterling Morton High School suspected they were political jobholders. For several years a few "guards" have patrolled the high school corridors, in which there is activity from 6:30 a. m. until...

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