Education: Report Card

¶Meeting in Denver, the National Citizens Commission for the Public Schools proudly reported that 8,000 local citizens' committees have been organized in the past five years—a vast new grass-roots movement working for the improvement of the nation's schools.

¶ Gift of the Week: $3,500,000 set aside by the Ford Foundation for a six-year study of "social relations and human behavior." Headed by Frank Stanton, Ph.D. (in psychology) and president of the Columbia Broadcasting System, a board of directors will plan a center for advanced study, where some 50 scholars and scientists will study "factors which influence or determine human conduct ....

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