Education: Schools for the Idle

Schools for the Idle

Said The New Republic, with some point:

"The conduct of schools among workmen who are on strike is a rather interesting idea for adult education. The experiment ... is actually being tried in District No. 2 of the United Mine Workers, where 35,000 workers are on strike. Seven classes have been formed and the attendance is growing rapidly. Obviously this is not an experiment in which any public agency can very well participate. . . . But the establishment of a tradition requiring unions to provide schools and workers...

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