Education: Defrilled Chicago

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Chicago's Board of Education has learned the temper of its teachers. Standing by at the board meeting late one afternoon last week were 24 stout policemen. The precaution was unnecessary. As the secretary droned out the board's latest economy program, prepared at a secret session earlier in the day, the 300 teachers present sat dumb with shock. Many & many a Chicago teacher, long unpaid, would now be unemployed. Into the discard went one after another of what the Board's president, James B. McCahey, called "fads and frills"¬ócontinuation schools, kindergartens, athletic...

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