Education: Junior Statesmen

In Los Gatos, Calif., 19 "junior statesmen" were graduated from the Montezuma Mountain School last fortnight. They were the second crop sponsored by the Junior Statesmen of America, an enterprising organization with chapters in 25 California high schools.

The well-endowed Junior Statesman School (the brain child of Montezuma's smart headmaster, Ernest Andrew Rogers) is no ordinary civics course but a working experiment in grown-up democratic politics. Back in their own high schools, Montezuma's moppet statesmen organize chapters along the lines of their State government, pitch into local politics when and where they can....

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