Education: Crazy Teachers

New York City parents clutched their newspapers in wide-eyed alarm one day last week. They had often suspected that teachers as a class were a little queer. But here in big black headlines was the appalling assertion that no less than 1,500 of New York's public school teachers were actually unbalanced. Many were hopelessly insane, some almost maniacs. Reading down, startled parents learned of a teacher so self-conscious that she had poked a chair-leg into a boy's eye and twisted it ''to distract attention of the class" from herself. Another had sat furred...

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