Education: Greener Grass

From General MacArthur's instructions to the Japanese:

¶"Teachers and educational officials who have been dismissed, suspended, or forced to resign for liberal or antimilitaristic opinions or activities will be declared immediately eligible for ... reappointment. ¶ "Discrimination against any student, teacher, or educational official on grounds of race, nationality, creed, political opinion or social position, will be prohibited. . . . ¶ "Students, teachers and educational officials will be encouraged [in] unrestricted discussion of issues involving political, civil and religious liberties."

Grumbled the left-wing Nation last week: "American teachers might be better off in many cases if they went to Japan."


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