Education: How Evacuation Miscarried

The evacuation of the school children could have been a success; it might have been, even apart from its war purpose, a social revolution.

Last week, as bombs rained on Britain, its people had no time to ponder such post-mortems on the great evacuation, which started dramatically last Aug. 31, a few weeks later undramatically collapsed. But historians are not likely to overlook a clinical report on the evacuation which last week arrived in the U. S.

Obviously uncensored, the report (Evacuation Survey, George Routledge & Sons Ltd., London) was compiled by the Fabian Society,...

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