Education: School & Society

The schoolteachers of Oregon, in convention at Portland, sat back in their chairs full of warmth, enthusiasm and expectancy. They had been discussing their moral obligation to society. They had decided that it was incumbent upon them to furnish future citizens with "internal control" now that those declining agencies, the home and the church were no longer effective and now that society was abandoning "external control." The teachers of Oregon were feeling the full unction of their mission—and were now waiting to be addressed by that great champion of public education, the...

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