Education: Lies!

The prevailing nonchalance of Washingtonians (D. C.) was disturbed by the discovery that 20,000 of their children were being supplied with hand-me-down textbooks in history and geography, which described Germany as an Empire surmounted by the Kaiser, and St. Petersburg as the home of Tsar Nicholas, the Tsarina and Tsarevitch. The schools of Washington are, of course, dependent upon Congress for guidance and nurture, and it appears that that busy body has been neglectful. Some educators are, however, well pleased. An opportunity is afforded them to convince their pupils that all that...

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