Education: Progressives' Progress

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Twenty years ago Progressive Education was a tiny and, in many eyes, a crackpot movement quarantined in a handful of private schools. Today it covers much more territory. Now predominantly a public-school affair. Progressive Education has strongholds in the suburbs of greater New York. Chicago and Los Angeles, is transforming such major public school systems as those of Denver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York City, Detroit. No U. S. school has completely escaped its influence.

For this the Progressive Education Association is chiefly to be thanked or blamed. Twenty years old this...

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