Education: Progressives' Project

Rich, suburban Bronxville, N. Y., has one of the most progressive and expensive school systems in the land. From nursery school up, Bronxville youngsters have much their own say about what they study, how they study it. When a subject must be covered, teachers make it so attractive that pupils imagine they are choosing it themselves. In junior high school English, mathematics and the social sciences are required. Elective subjects emphasized are French, German and Latin—all previously offered in grammar school. Senior high school students take, in addition to regular college preparatory...

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