A reference I found about rules for teachers.
In the fake “Rules for Teachers” that is constantly being sent around, posted, and published, it says that teachers who married would be fired. No matter how many counter examples you can produce many people hold firm in their opinion it was true in all times, in all cases, all across the country. My own personal opinion is that it was a prejudice held by SOME school boards, mostly during the 1930s when any job was scarce and there was a general prejudice about trying to push women out of the workplace to reserve what jobs there were for men. This was part of the general prejudice that still means that women, on average, make less for the same job as men (although other factors play into it today).
Anyway, for the first time, I’ve found a mention of it in a teacher contract. This contract was for Marian…
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