Education: Tne New School House

The New School House

In Washington, D. C, a bequest of more millions for education was announced. To the announcement was pinned the eminent name of Brookings. Students of social sciences devoured the information greedily. Dry are the subjects (economics, political relations, government administration, etc.), perhaps, to the casual student to whom education means plenty of furious football. Robert Somers Brookings long ago thought otherwise. Orphaned at two he went to work at 16 without the benefit of education interspersed with footballs. At the age of 22 he became a member of...

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