Education: Tireless Tigert

In Washington John James Tigert, U. S. Commissioner of Education, has a commodious office, a magnificent desk, a most comfortable desk chair. Some idea of how much enjoyment he gets out of these furnishings was gained last week from his published annual report. This showed that, during 1925, he had traveled 48,444 miles, spent 137 days "in the field" (including Sundays), conducted four national education conferences, addressed 25 national associations, three regional associations, 12 state associations; officially visited three state education departments; visited and addressed 15 colleges and universities, six summer...

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