Education: The Best Defense

Stung by charges that U.S. schoolmen are too much concerned with group adjustment, too little with individual excellence, the National Association of Secondary-School Principals—some 16,500 members, and an arm of the many-limbed National Education Association—last week had issued a call to arms: "Now is the time for all members of the profession to rise up and make forceful protests against irresponsible and dishonest reporting on secondary education." Targets: TIME and LIFE. Weapon: "To question the continuation of subscriptions to the LIFE and TIME publications in your school . . ."

N.A.S.S.P. President George...

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