Jilt, steady drop en the Invenile population, coupled with the various reinamisation -chenies etaisaged by the authorities. is can VIM; grin e corn en, amongst these engaged ill the leaching ffofession in Berkshire.
At spee,ally convened meeting el the
Berks County Association or Teachers. a
resolttlion was passed " requesting the Education Committee to give an assurance that. in adopting or n yine into effect any scheme or schemes for the reorganisation of schools in the county. and with a view to promoting smooth and efficiem operation of suer. schemes, and avoiding hardship and inconvenience to the teaching profession, su. .1 measures shall be taker by the committee as may be necessary to safeguard the tearhei s agtonst peceniary loss and, as far as possible, aga:net loss of orade r status" Refused The resolution was forwarded to the school management sub-committee of the Berks Educatior Committee, olio replied that they could not see their way clear to give the assurance asked for in the resoluLion. They nevertheless promised to safeguard, as far as was possible. the interests of the teachers effected by the suggested
schemes.equence of the fall in the numbee in of children on the rolls of the schools In Berkshire, the Board of Education has notified the local education committee that it is of the opinion that the establishment of teachers in the ceunty can be reduced from the present 774 to 756. Reductions have already been effected in certain schools.