Education: Smarts to School

Because they objected to "lockstep" education, Arthur Smart and his wife Mary, of Vineland, N. J., would not send their children to public school. Mrs. Smart taught small Arthur, 9, and Elizabeth, 7, while Citizen Smart looked on in approval. Last month local school officials took steps to compel them to send the children to school (TIME, May 2). Much to their relish, the Smarts were interviewed and photographed by metropolitan newshawks. Last week they were again in the news. The time had come for Mrs. Smart to prove publicly her fitness...

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