Education: School's Open

That big new high-school building the Town has been so proud of is a different place this week from what it has ever been before. With the opening of the fall term, the 30,000 U.S. high schools will buckle down to prepare their graduates not for college, not (except incidentally) for jobs, but primarily for the profession of war. No "revolutionary" movement in U.S. education ever held a candle to this one.

Returning from Washington, where they had heard unequivocal talk from their government (TIME, Sept. 7), school superintendents hastily revised their ideas of...

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