Education: Antidote for Easy Living

By normal standards of public relations, the brochure of the projected school was certainly strange. It advertised no buildings, laboratories or equipment, frankly admitted that the school had virtually none of these things to offer. Instead, it said, prospective students would have to count on building most of the plant themselves. Nonetheless, last week nine sturdy teen-aged students were already out in Colorado paying $350 for the privilege of creating—practically from scratch—the Colorado Rocky Mountain School.

To Founders John and Anne Holden, both 42, all this was not meant to be just an easy way of getting themselves a campus. Both former...

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