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Federation Affiliates Open New School Term

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With the New Year holidays past, school terms begin today in more than twenty institutions affiliated with the Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies. For the most part classes are of special types adapted to the needs of crippled, sick and socially and physically handicapped children.

Eighty children, ranging from eight to eighteen years of age, have enrolled in cardiopathic classes in the Educational Alliance, under direction of two teachers. Attendance at the Crippled Children’s East Side Free School will exceed 200. The Hebrew Orphan Asylum School, at Amsterdam avenue and 137th street, will have in attendance 300 children of school who are resident in the institution and 300 additional pupils fro mhomes in the neighborhood.

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