Education: Lucinda's Arsenal

Lucinda's Arsena

In the crowded ballroom of St. Louis' Statler Hotel one day last week, a heavyset, greying woman rose at the speakers' table, eyed her luncheon audience ap-praisingly through horn-rimmed glasses and began: "You're not going to like anything I say, but I don't care, so long as you listen."

Then for 20 minutes Dr. Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, fiftyish, principal of Radford School for Girls in El Paso, Tex., waggled her finger and told St. Louis Rotarians what was wrong with U.S. parents and education. According to Dr. Templin, too many parents "pass...

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