Education: World Conference

It has met—the first World Conference on Education. Assembled at San Francisco simultaneously with the regular annual conference of the National (American) Education Association, the World Conference brought hundreds of teacher-delegates from 50 nations, and promulgated plans to destroy war through the instrumentality of education.

Specifically, for example, the conference desires to eliminate from schoolbooks all " spreadeagle nationalistic propaganda." Said one leader, Miss Charl Ormond Williams: " Children of one country do not hate children of another unless they are taught to do so. We teachers positively refuse to...

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