Education: The Transformation

When Foreign Correspondent Ernie Hill of the Chicago Daily News first received his orders to London, he knew that life was going to be hard for his teen-age stepson Jonathan. After attending U.S. public schools in Oklahoma and New York, and the American School in Tokyo, Jonathan knew no Latin, was way behind in French and algebra. Besides, as his father said, he "declined all invitations to study, and expressed the belief that all teachers were jerks." But by last week, after only two months in Castle Hill College, in a London suburb, Jonathan had changed—so much so, in fact, that...

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