Education: Wholesale vs. Retail

Tremendous steps have been taken in the administration of rural schools. The old one-teacher unit is going as fast as it can be replaced by grad-schools at convenient centers, served by fleets of motor buses. In Weld County, Colo., 26 modern school plants do the work of 85 weak schools. " Eighty warm, comfortable buses transport 2,510 children daily to the well equipped schools where they are taught by trained teachers." So speaks, not Mr. Babbitt, but the United States Department of the Interior. The central schools have auditoriums, community rooms, gymnasiums, athletic fields, libraries, lyceum courses. And the motor-drawn...

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