Education: Be Strong or Perish

When U. S. schools open their doors next month, it will be clear that the U. S., in the space of a schoolboy's vacation, has plunged into the full throes of arming for self-defense. Prime question facing the schools: How can they help? Last week the Educational Policies Commission told them how.

The four and a half year old Commission, created by the National Education Association to chart national policies, is a kind of spiritual adviser to the schools. It includes such bigwig pedagogues as Philadelphia's Superintendent Alexander J. Stoddard, Cornell's President Edmund E. Day, U. S. Commissioner John W. Studebaker. To...

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