Education: Weeks, Days, Names, Slogans

Last year the Federal Bureau of Education caused seven November days to be signalized by presidential proclamation and known as American Educational Week (TIME, Nov. 24). Each day was given a name — Constitution Day, Patriotism Day, School and Teacher Day, etc. — and to each name were appended such phrases as "Ballots, not bullets," "One Constitution, one Union, one Flag, one History," "The red flag — danger," "The Dictionary is the beacon light to understanding."

And yet so pregnant with prejudice is the mind of a man, not every U. S. citizen...

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