Education: Trouble Spots


Rich uncles of U. S. education, the great Foundations pour out their millions of dollars each year through funnels pointed at trouble spots in the educational system. Pedagogs, ever eager to see what the Foundations consider trouble spots, last week thumbed through the annual report of the General Education Board, affiliate of the Rockefeller Foundation. That most generous of all the educational Foundations, they discovered, was pointing a big funnel at the senior high school, the junior college.

Six years ago the General Education Board set itself two major tasks. One was to...

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