New York

Pupils Wage War of Nerves
George N. Allen
In this twelfth installment of his "Undercover Teacher" series for the New York World-Telegram and Sun, reporter George Allen, who worked as a teacher at Brooklyn's John Marshall Junior High School for two months, writes about his experience dealing with Josephine, a typical troublemaker in one of his classes.
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George N. Allen
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False Theory Makes Instructor Live a Lie
George N. Allen
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."
Lessons Get Lost in Paper Work
George N. Allen
In the ninth article, part of George Allen's "Undercover Teacher" series for the New York World-Telegram and Sun, he writes about all the busy work and classroom interruptions that get in the way of his lessons on a daily basis.
Slow Pupils Cheated by Our Schools
George N. Allen
In the eighth installment of George Allen's "Undercover Teacher" series for New York World-Telegram and Sun, he writes about observing a fellow teacher at John Marshall Junior High School teach a hygiene class, despite not understanding much of the material that he was to teach his pupils.
9th Grader's Plea: 'Teach Me to Read'
George N. Allen
In the seventh article of George Allen's "Undercover Teacher" series for New York World-Telegram and Sun, he writes about Mary, a pupil of his with a dysfunctional home, and her struggles to keep up with her education.
'Hey, Teach' is Signal for Classroom Bedlam
George N. Allen
In this sixth article, part of George Allen's "Undercover Teacher" series for New York World-Telegram and Sun, he writes about his difficulty controlling his class of ninth graders at John Marshall Junior High School, where he worked as a teacher for two months.
'You'll Be Sorry' Plunges Newcomer Into Tough Job
George N. Allen
In this fifth article of George Allen's "Undercover Teacher" series for New York World-Telegram and Sun, he writes about his orientation at John Marshall Junior High School, where he worked as a teacher for two months.
Getting School Job is Easy as ABC, Reporter Learns
George N. Allen
In this fourth installment of George Allen's "Undercover Teacher" series for the New York World-Telegram and Sun, he writes about how easy it is to become a certified teacher in New York state.
Reporter Passes First Test: Challenge by Class Tough
George N. Allen
George Allen's second article in his "Undercover Teacher" series for the New York World-Telegram and Sun. He worked as a teacher for two months at Brooklyn's John Marshall Junior High School, one of the city's roughest schools.
'Don't Let 'Em See You're Afraid,' Writer Told by School Official
George N. Allen
The first article in George Allen's "Undercover Teacher" series, where the New York World-Telegram and Sun's reporter worked as a teacher at Brooklyn's John Marshall Junior High School for two months.
Some Ways to Lighten The Burdens of Welfare
Ed May
In the final installment of "Our Costly Dilemma," a series about New York State's welfare program, reporter Ed May offers suggestions on how to increase the program's efficiency.
Welfare Not a Bonanza For Those Truly in Need
Ed May
In the penultimate article in his 14-part series on New York State's welfare program, Ed May explains that while some may abuse the system for extra-cash, welfare benefits provide just the bare minimum for those who rely on it entirely.
Worried About the Rent? It's More Than $7 Million
Ed May
In the twelfth article in his series about New York State's welfare system, Buffalo News reporter Ed May reveals how landlords gouge rent in poor neighborhoods, knowing that more often than not the state's welfare office will be the one paying.
Medical Costs Are Major Factors In Our Ailing Welfare System
Ed May
Ed May writes about the increasing costs of hospitalization and medical care in general and its burden on New York State's welfare system.
Welfare Fraud Carries Only Minimum of Risk
Ed May
In the ninth article of "Our Costly Dilemma" welfare series for the Buffalo Evening News, Ed May reports that welfare fraud is lightly punished, as a very small fraction of convictions results in any jail time.
Welfare Records Stained With the Blot of Cheating
Ed May
In his eighth article about New York State's welfare system, Buffalo News reporter Ed May reveals ways that long-time aid recipients abuse the system.
Some Malingerers Take Long Rides on Relief
Ed May
In the seventh article in Ed May's series about New York State's welfare system, he reports that some welfare recipients have been collecting aid for years and refuse to regularly look for jobs.
Storm Center of Relief: Dependent Children's Aid
Ed May
In the sixth installment of his "Costly Dilemma" series, Ed May writes about the ballooning cost of welfare's "aid to dependent children" program.
Families Shirk Legal Duty To Take Care of Their Own
Ed May
In this fifth installment of Ed May's "Our Costly Dilemma" series, he reports that relatives of those eligible for welfare benefits rarely take it upon themselves to help support their kin.
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