Education: Joy & Happiness Schools

In Roslyn, a small suburban village on Long Island's north shore, live estate owners, commuters and many Polish, Italian and Negro families whose breadwinners work on the estates. In Roslyn's schools children from all these groups sit side by side. Ten years ago these schools began to go "progressive." Since tall, athletic Superintendent Frederick R. Wegner (a onetime Cornell baseball player) arrived four years ago, they have won fame outside Roslyn. But progressive education, though less costly in Roslyn than in some other towns, is more expensive than old-fashioned schooling and a...

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