Education: Quandary in Pasadena

Though he is one of the nation's ablest public schoolmen, red-faced, robust Willard Goslin, 51, has had his share of trouble in the last three or four years. In Minneapolis, as a superintendent of schools with "progressive" leanings, he fought in vain to win a bigger budget, finally quit in frustration over "the neglect and mistreatment of public education ... in Minneapolis" (TIME, May 3, 1948). Last week, as Pasadena's superintendent, Willard Goslin was deep in another row.

The row began only a few months after Goslin took over his $17,500-a-year job in 1948....

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