Education: Report Card

¶ In Ossining, N.Y., ten Protestants and Jews brought suit against the board of education for using "a tax-established and tax-supported public school system to aid religious groups to propagate their faith." Cause of the fuss: the board had approved the request of a citizens' committee, headed by Episcopal Mayor Jesse Collyer Jr., that a crèche be built on the lawn of the high school during the Christmas season.

¶ Commenting on the shortage of college teachers, President Charles Cole of Amherst sounded one happy note: "Our students are usually hand-fed intellectually and hand-driven...

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