Put the School Shops to Work

Lockard, Joseph P.
April 1942
New Republic;4/6/42, Vol. 106 Issue 14, p457
Focuses on the utilization of schools for war production in the U.S. Instruction about machine-tool equipment; Expansion of training facilities; Appropriation of large sums for this purpose; Requirement of more than ten million additional workers by the end of this year; Teaching of one worker one skill; Fragmentation of jobs into small units; Adoption of England's single-skill training plan; Supervision of industrial education by the War Production Board.


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