Education: The Problem of Values

The annual report of Dr. Henry S. Pritchett, president of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, continues to repay adventurous excavators. It has been discovered that he said, apropos of freak " special " courses in the public schools: " If the demands of the schools continue to increase at the present rate, the inability of society to pay the cost must bring about radical curtailments."

Professor Montgomery of the University of California views the problem otherwise. He told his mixed class in English that 7,000 of the 10,000 students at...

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