Education: Strangers at St. Paul's

"Nyet!" cried Teacher Serge Kryzytski as one youngster produced a wrong answer. "Da!" he said with pleasure to another. Twelve intense boys and girls around the big table fished for answers. They were doing arithmetic—in rapid-fire Russian, a subject they had begun only three weeks before. By that time, the youngsters were midway in a course that usually spans a full year. Such is the pace and point of a remarkable summer session at proper St. Paul's School, which has opened its doors to bright kids from public and...

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