Education: Murder!

Within four blocks of each other on Manhattan's Morningside Heights are two of the most famed U. S. schools—Horace Mann and Lincoln. Run by Columbia University's Teachers College, they are laboratories of Progressive Education, have been models for public schools far & near. Lincoln School is "experimental," changes its curriculum whenever it has a new idea. Horace Mann is a "demonstration" school with a stable curriculum, made up in part of ideas tried at Lincoln.

Last year progressive educators heard with dismay that T. C.'s Dean William Fletcher Russell planned to merge Lincoln...

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