Letters: May 20, 1966

Excellence in the Classroom

Sir: TIME'S beautiful, stimulating and heartwarming cover story on great teachers [May 6] was an editorial jewel. It will undoubtedly stimulate teachers throughout the country to seek new levels of excellence in their own classrooms.


President and Publisher

Grade Teacher Magazine Darien, Conn.

Sir: The scandal of poor teaching is infinitely greater than you suggest. There is so much of it, the worst of it so awful, that house cleaning is imperative if our "quest for excellence" is not to become a bad joke. Tenure is a...

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