Education: Who's Qualified?

When Lincoln Levison moved to Greenfield, Ill. two summers ago, the town (pop. 1,006) took to him at once. He opened a small sawmill and customers came flocking. Soon he was able to move into a trim white house with his wife and two little daughters. To wife Marjorie, Greenfield seemed "just like heaven."

Then fall came and the trouble started. The town discovered that the Levisons were not sending seven-year-old Carolyn to school. Instead, Mrs. Levison was teaching her at home. The Levisons explained that they were Seventh-Day Adventists and that as far...

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