Education: Sprightly Schoolman

Between the red-&-gold covers of Porter Sargent's famed catalog of 4,000 private schools, many an undecided parent seeks an educational niche for his offspring. Schoolmasters browse through it to get information about their competitors. But Private Schools' readership is by no means confined to these two classes. Wiseacres know that practically anybody can find something to amuse and instruct him in this fascinating volume, whose 20th Anniversary Edition was published in Boston last week.

A lively, lean-faced, high-collared old New Englander is Porter Sargent, who as advertising and employment agent, adviser and critic, sits...

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