Education: 6-4-4 Preferred

Most educated U. S. grownups trudged in youth through eight years of elementary school and four years of high school. But in the last 20 years junior high schools and junior colleges have burgeoned. Today, the 8-4 plan, still the rule for most youngsters, is considered old-fashioned by many educators. The up-to-date child rides through his public schooling on a 6-3-3-2 or 6-4-4 model. In the 6-4-4 system (notable example: Pasadena Calif.) the pupil spends his childhood in a six-year elementary school, feels his adolescent oats in a four-year junior high, grows to manhood in a four-year senior high which...

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