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Board Will Allow PTA Use Of All Local School Buildings

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After a bitter exchange of words, the School Committee agreed last night to let individual PTA groups use school buildings for their monthly meetings. But majority spokesman Mayor Edward Sullivan and committeeman James F. Fitzgerald emphatically refused to grant the same privileges to the city-wide PTA Council.

Judson T. Shaplin '42, Associate Dean of the School of Education, repeatedly supported the PTA and finally won committee approval of individual PTAs' use of their own schools. Sullivan and Fitzgerald had argued that the PTA was dominated by CCA members and that it was using its office for political purposes.

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