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Parent, Teacher, Communal Groups Protest “whitewash” of Anti-semitic Teacher

A storm of criticism from parent, teacher and communal organizations was mounting here today, following the New York City Board of education’s refusal by a vote of 5 to 1–with James Marshall dissenting–to dismiss May Quinn, elementary school teacher charged with spreading anti-Jewish, anti-Negro and anti-Allen propaganda.

Among the groups who have protested what, they charge, is a “white-wash” of Miss Quinn are the United Parents Association, the Teachers Union (CIO), the Teachers Build (AFL), the American Jewish Congress, the National Federation for Constitutional Liberties and the American Labor and Liberal parties.

Assemblyman Philip Schupler of Brooklyn announced today that he has written to the State Commissioner of Education, demanding that he investigate the action of the board in allowing “the teaching of hate in the New York City school system.”