Education: Businessmen v. Schoolmen

Most of the 1,000,000 U. S. schoolteachers, principals and superintendents are conservative. So are the textbooks they use. So are the businessmen who run the boards of education that run the schools. Yet today the U. S. has a decidedly liberal Government, voted in by the products of its conservative schools, and classroom and campus resound with students' criticisms of the social order. Flummoxed by this paradox, businessmen are getting increasingly hot under the collar about "visionary" professors. The institution they attack most often is the fountainhead of "progressive" education, Columbia University's...

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