Education: The Third Revolution?

When President Roosevelt established the National Youth Administration in 1935 to "do something for the nation's youth," most educators were pleased. Reason: its prime purpose was to keep youngsters in school (by giving them relief). But as NYA grew, educators became less pleased. Last week, convening in Atlantic City, U. S. schoolmen faced a big, unpleasant fact: NYA had become a formidable rival of the nation's schools. One of them saw in it a revolution—the third in U. S. educational history.

The convention tried at first to take no notice. Not in years...

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