Education: Quakers with the New Look

On the wooded campus of the George School, in Pennsylvania's rolling Bucks County, students call their principal "the Pope" and the cheerful cottage where he lives "the Vatican." Actually, the George School, founded in 1893, is the largest and one of the best Quaker prep schools in the U.S. It is also one of the nation's few coeducational boarding schools. Gentle, willowy George A. Walton has been the Pope longer than most of his students' parents can remember. Last week he announced that he was retiring. "Forty years," said he, "is long enough for one man to give all he's...

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