Education: At Antioch

Antioch College at Yellow Springs, Ohio is famed for its curious plan of study, an experimental system far beyond the wildest dreams of famed Educator Horace Mann, its first President (1853-59). At Antioch, co-educational since 1921, students are divided into two divisions, A & B. In alternating five-week periods, all year round, while one division is at school, the other is working. The A students study while the B students hold down the jobs. Then they shift. Most undergraduates are employed in nearby Cleveland and Dayton, in department stores, landing fields, newspapers,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!