Education: Worldwide Calveri

A whooping-cough epidemic in 1908 quarantined Baltimore school children at home. The faculty of Calvert School mailed lessons to its whoopers, later developed a Home Instruction Division for grades from kindergarten to first year high school. Thanks to this necessity-mothered beginning, children can get a standard U.S. education anywhere the U.S. mails can reach.

Calvert School today has some 300 day pupils. Its unique service goes to 3,000 shut-in or isolated children in all of the 48 states and such odd spots as Poona, Ruanda-Urundi, Juneau, Waialua, Horta, Haiti. It is constantly expanding:...

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