Education: Horse Sense & Soul-Saving

The best teachers trained in the South are turned out by a college with only.a wisp of national fame. Its alumni include the presidents of 16 colleges and universities, hundreds of superintendents and principals. This week, on its 60-acre colonnaded campus in Nashville, George Peabody College for Teachers quietly marked its 162nd birthday, and prepared to carry on with the earnest air of an evangelist who knows that there is always another soul to be saved.

Founded as Davidson Academy, the school had Andrew Jackson as one of its earliest trustees; Peabody Library still...

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