Education: Safe & Secure

Public Schools, Inc., spends about $2,000,000,000 a year and the men who run that big business are the nation's school superintendents. Last week some 10,000 of them and their associates piled into New Orleans for the 67th annual convention of the Department of Superintendence of the National Education Association. Wired Mayor R. S. Maestri to N.E.A. officials: "New Orleans entirely safe and secure from all threats of the Mississippi Valley." Echoed U. S. Army Engineer Col. William F. Tompkins: "You may all rest assured that disaster will not creep upon us unawares."

Last week the schools' businessmen felt safe & secure for...

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