Education: $70,000,000 If

A thin, wiry lowan of 49, U. S. Commissioner of Education John Ward Studebaker points with pride to the Public Forums, modeled after the oldtime New England town meeting, he ran three years ago as Des Moines' Superintendent of Schools. Adult education is Commissioner Studebaker's strongest interest, and he believes that public discussion is the foundation of any adult program. Last week in a little book called Plain Talk,* he wistfully told what he would do if the U. S. Government were to allot him $70,000,000 for experimental purposes. He would train 10,000...

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