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A gubernatorial commission proposes government restructuring and suggests that the state provide for longer school days, more per-pupil aid, and higher teachers' salaries. Story on Page 5.

Calming Troubled Waters

Philadelphia's superintendent of schools has reassured anxious principals that her reforms will be undertaken in an orderly fashion that does not unduly burden them. Story on Page 5.

The Benefit of Incumbency

Governors in Arkansas and Indiana who have been strong advocates of education in their states won re-election, as did four incumbent chief state school officers. Story on Page 6.

Does Landslide Equal Mandate?

The question is being debated in the wake of an election that reduced the President's margin of votes in the Senate and did not provide the additional seats needed to control the House. Story on Page 6.

First Amendment 'Trip Wire'

The U.S. Supreme Court was told that a former Yale student was federally prosecuted not for failing to register for the draft, but because he announced that he would not. Story on Page 8.

Rank Hath Its Privileges

Senator Jake Garn, instead of a teacher, may be the first "citizen observer" in space, said nasa officials who announced application procedures and requirements for teachers. Story on Page 8.

Accusations in Boston

Because they are discriminated against and drop out of school, Hispanic youths in Boston have difficulty getting jobs, according to a report by a Hispanic organization. Story on Page 8.

Charges and Denials

Representative Don Edwards has charged that the U.S. Civil Rights Commission prepared amendments used to kill a major civil-rights bill; commission officials deny the charge. Story on Page 10.


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