Education: Battle of St. Paul

Not since Wisconsin's former Governor Philip La Follette ousted the late Glenn Frank as president of the University of Wisconsin in 1937 has there been such a fight in the world of education as was on last week in Minnesota.

Minnesota's Commissioner of Education, John Gunderson Rockwell, is a tall, razory man, sharp-nosed, sharp-witted, sharp-tempered. U. S. educators know him as a ball of fire. In his six years as Commissioner, he has pioneered many an educational experiment, made many an enemy, battled many a politician. Last week John Rockwell was fighting for his official life against Minnesota's Governor Harold Stassen.

The battle...

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