Education: Fellow Citizens

In the postwar re-examination of the U.S. public school system, no state is ahead of Connecticut. In their separate cities and towns, 85 different citizens' groups have been organized to find out what their schools need, and then get action started. Cause of all the activity: a five-man fact-finding commission appointed two years ago by Governor Chester Bowles and headed by Norwalk Commuter Norman Cousins, editor of the Saturday Review of Literature. Last week Cousins & Co.* summed up what school-minded Connecticut citizens had learned and what they were doing about it.

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