DETROIT (Jul. 25)
Joseph H. Corns, principal of the Central High School, where a course in Hebrew was to be instituted in September, today informed the Jewish Telegraphic Agency that Hebrew will not be taught at this school this year because a sufficient number of students have not registered for the course.
“I regret to say that there were only sixteen who desired to elect a course in Hebrew next semester,” Mr. Corns declared. “Hence, it will be impossible to offer the course during the next school year. The minimum number to form a class is 35.”
Edwin L. Miller, assistant superintendent of Detroit schools, told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency today that “Mr. Corns has made a verbal report to me regarding the elections in Hebrew at the Central High School. He says that the number is, so far, insufficient to justify us in the formation of a class. In order to get the necessary information in writing, I am asking Mr. Corns to make me an official report on the subject.”