Education: Flexner Resigns

Last week the General Education Board founded by John Davison Rockefeller lost its Director of Studies and Medical Education. This official resigned because he wanted to speak freely about educational matters, to criticize constructively without straining the bonds of obligation. He has since accepted Oxford's invitation to be Caylorian lecturer. His name, world-famed, is Abraham Flexner. Born in Louisville, Ky., in 1866, he went into teaching when he received his A. B. from Johns Hopkins University, at the age of 20. Teacher Flexner's life since then has been a constant struggle...

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