Byline: George N. Allen; 1958-11-25; New York World-Telegram and Sun; pages 25
Several teachers cited an incident they had seen the day before in the school's general office. They had seen a woman daily substitute, her eyes filled with tears, asking an assistant principal why the children in her classes that day had tried so hard to resist learning anything.
Description:In the eleventh article of his "Undercover Teacher" series for the New York World-Telegram and Sun, reporter George Allen writes about the frustration and hopeless attitude of his colleagues at John Marshall Junior High School in Brooklyn, where he worked as a teacher for two months. Allen also criticizes the inefficacy of the Board of Education's theory of "individualized instruction."
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