Education: Report Card

¶Taking a fresh view of the conflict between high school fringe benefits and academic courses, Dr. Milton Eisenhower, president of the Johns Hopkins University, observed: "I am not opposed to classes in driver training, typing, woodworking, (cooking and the like), except when they are substituted for sound intellectual development." The trouble is, he said, they are substituted all too often. His proposal: "Remove all peripheral subjects (from the four-year high school curriculum). Concentrate these subjects in a 13th school year for those who want vocational education." ¶From Dr. William G. Carr, executive secretary of the National Education Association, came a reminder...

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