Education: To School!

What was new, parents asked, last week, when the pageant of "prep" school boys moved across the U. S.? Mothers (as before) kissed their sons, counted their shirts, sorted socks. Mothers (of heroes) hoped for no broken collar bones. But during the summer the preparatory schools had been preparing. What had they that was new? This the anxious parents asked.

In most preparatory schools yearly changes consist of a few new faces on the faculty and perhaps some broken ground for a building. Significant changes have generally remained subtle.

Nevertheless, last week, some changes...