Education: In St. Paul

Bureaucratic centralization, standardization and maternalism seemed to be the aims of the 28th annual Congress of Parents and Teachers, meeting at the University of Minnesota, in the City of St. Paul. For the second consecutive year the theme was Adult Home Education.

Dr. John James Tigert, U. S. Commissioner of Education, suggested a program "to take the school and college to every home." He pointed out that the vast majority failed to continue their education after leaving school. He proposed a coordination of the State Departments of Education, the American Library Association and the...

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