Education: Columbians to Cleveland

Out of Columbia University, that yeasty pot of progressive ideas, President Roosevelt dipped such potent Brain Trusters as Raymond Moley, Rexford Tugwell, Adolf Augustus Berle Jr. (see p. 55), Abraham S. Hewitt, Leo Wolman, Blackwell Smith. But Columbia was still left with a good supply of bright young professors who were disgruntled with the old order, passionately dedicated to the new. Last week many of them moved in a body to Cleveland, where the Progressive Education Association and the National Education Association's Department of Superintendence were convening. There they planted in the educational world the same kind of ideas which...

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