Education: Defrilled Chicago

"I stand before the high court of public opinion and I impeach the solid majority of the Board of Education. . . . I impeach them in the name of youth. I impeach them in the name of American traditions. I impeach them in the name of this great city and its ambitious and enlightened people."

The shade of Edmund Burke may have smiled reminiscently as University of Chicago's goateed Dean of Education Charles Hubbard Judd thundered this peroration in Chicago's West Side Stadium one night last week. But on the faces of...

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