Letters, Dec. 5, 1977

School Woes

To the Editors:

The answer to the trouble with U.S. high schools [Nov. 14]: abolish all "education" departments, shoot all "doctors of education," and fire any high school teacher with an education major instead of a major in an academic subject.

Richard C. Telford

San Francisco

High schools are in trouble the same way a surgeon is in trouble when the careless family doctor sends him the patient after the appendix has burst.

Go back to the first-grade teacher; then the second; then the third. There you will find the seeds of failure...

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