Education: An Emerging Concern

To take the "lock step" out of U.S. schools and get every child moving at his own pace, the mighty Fund for the Advancement of Education has spent $12.3 million in the past two years. Last week Fund President Clarence H. Faust suggested that the job has just begun. In a report on the fund's efforts since 1957 (notably in teacher training, educational TV), Faust pinpointed "an emerging central concern" of U.S. teachers and parents: the spreading notion that the sole goal of U.S. education is developing national manpower in competition with the Russians.

"Preoccupation with the manpower aspects of education,...

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