Education: Lobby Lashed

Few Washington lobbies are more persistent than that which represents the nation's teachers. Mostly public servants, they have plenty of political sophistication and are well aware that few people can resist any sort of appeal in the name of Education. Many a pedagogical eyebrow raised, therefore, when that great politician and school-lover Franklin D. Roosevelt last week gave the education lobby an unexpected tongue lashing.

In the course of signing a $132,732,000 supply bill for the Department of the Interior, the President took note of a provision allotting the maximum $14,483,000 appropriation authorized for Federal aid to vocational education under the George-Deen...

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