Education: In Place of Integrity . . .

For two years, the progressive-minded pedagogues of Canada had been steadily gaining ground in Ontario's public schools. They had eliminated high-school entrance examinations, introduced a new sort of report card that did away with traditional marks. But last week the pedagogues ran into a formidable roadblock—thrown up by no less an organization than the influential (5,000 members) Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation itself.

Said Retiring President George L. Roberts at the Toronto convention last week:

"We have amongst us an increasing number of 'revisionists' . . . and they are designing for us an education for juvenility —an education of youth by novelty...

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