Education: Chicago to Roxbury

Founded in 1645, Roxbury Latin School is a privately endowed institution free to all boys living within the original confines of Roxbury, Mass, who pass its entrance examinations. Others pay $250 tuition. Next to Boston Latin School it is the oldest free secondary school in the U. S. Ever since the days of Founder John Eliot, apostle to the Indians, for headmasters Roxbury Latin School has always picked New Englanders. Last week the Roxbury trustees took the breathless step of electing a Westerner to succeed their late Headmaster Daniel Varney Thompson. They...

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