Education: That Dreadful School

Alexander Neill's father was a strict Scottish schoolmaster, who used to spank his children rather repetitiously. Young Neill developed a fear of his father that haunted him until early manhood. Years later, when he began studying child psychology, he decided to found a school of his own, to produce children who would go through life free from fear and who would never need to be psychoanalyzed. Last week, by special invitation, Headmaster Neill, 64, was in the U.S. to give a series of lectures to interested educators and parents on the psychological and...

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