Education: Pritchett on Pensions

Affluent and comfortable alumni like to picture their oldtime pedagogs spending the twilight of their lives in doddering but happy security. Sometimes the alumni do something about it, giving big sums to their schools and colleges. But few have much scientific knowledge of pension systems. So that those interested in that phase of U. S. pedagogy might be better informed, last week President Henry Smith Pritchett issued Bulletin No. 25 of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Its title: "The Social Philosophy of Pensions, with a Review of Existing Pension...

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