Education: The Right to Be a Buttinsky

On most campuses, no one would think there was anything very strange about the ideas of Frank Richardson. A mild-mannered man with a distracted, scholarly air, he is chairman of the biology department at the University of Nevada, has never done anything more unorthodox than ride to class on a motorcycle. But Richardson happens to believe in high academic standards and intellectual discipline. It was that belief that got him into hot water with Nevada's new President Minard W. Stout.

A former professor of education who was principal of the laboratory high school...

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