Education: Lapsing Lincoln?

Old John D. Rockefeller had little schooling, but no individual has influenced U. S. education more than he. Through his second largest philanthropy, the General Education Board, he angeled Progressive Education. Prime monument to his influence is Manhattan's Lincoln School, which for 22 years has done more than any other institution to shape U. S. public schools. Last week progressive educators were abuzz about: i) an attempt to put Lincoln School quietly out of the way, 2) an attempt by a Rockefeller grandson to prevent it.

Lincoln School, a kindergarten-to-college private Progressive school, is...

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