Education: House Plan in School

If an educational renaissance is at hand in the East, no man should feel more intimately connected herewith than Edward Stephen Harkness, Manhattan philanthropist. To help Harvard and his own Yale escape the contemporary trend towards standardized mass education, he has given them more than $20,000,000 to divide their undergraduate colleges into compact, wieldy "houses." Last week it was announced that the Harkness "house plan" would also be made available to one of the biggest U. S. preparatory schools. Mr. Harkness gave $7,000,000 to Phillips Exeter Academy.

Founded at Exeter, N. H. in...

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