Education: Too Many Movements?

What's all this business about youth movements? Just an excuse for going out at night and getting into trouble, implied sharp-eyed, energetic Helen Sheldon, longtime headmistress of Britain's Luton High School. Citing complaints from parents that their daughters are being led astray, Headmistress Sheldon last week plumped for a 7:30 winter curfew for girls under 15. "It is not the movements that are at fault generally," said she, "but the fact that no discretion is shown in choice, so that two or three things are undertaken at the same time. One activity and once a week is enough."

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