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The Threat of Gag Legislation

by The Editorial Board 1935

TEACHERS will prove themselves to be extraordinarily myopic if they fail to realize that the battle for freedom of the school to examine what ails American society and to propose ways to social health extends far beyond the office of the superintendent or president and the council room of the Board of Education or Board of Trustees. The truth of the matter is that the teachers' front traverses the legislatures of the forty-eight states and the United States Congress. If teachers fight their battle on too narrow a front they might, like the African explorer in the movies, save themselves from a mosquito only to be devoured by a tiger.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 1 Number 1, 1935, p. 6-7
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 13146, Date Accessed: 8/20/2018 4:59:50 AM

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