A Letter From The Publisher, Oct. 17, 1949

Dear Time-Reader

I have just been looking through a book which should interest all TIME-readers, especially those who teach, have children in secondary school, or are members of P.T.A.s, school boards, and other educational organizations.

The book is Better Learning Through Current Materials (Stanford University Press, $3), written by members of the California Council on Improvement of Instruction and edited by Lucien Kinney and Katharine Dresden. (The Saturday Review of Literature not long ago listed it as one of the important educational books of 1949.)

Better Learning reports on a project which has been in the works for four years: exposing secondary school pupils...

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