Education: Beatty to Indians

The titular leader of U. S. Progressive Education settled himself in the Bureau of Indian Affairs at Washington last week and prepared to dispense the blessings of his faith to 81,000 young Amerindians. President Willard Walcott Beatty of the Progressive Education Association was fresh from the rich New York City suburb of Bronxville, where he superintended a model school system operating at an annual cost of $233 per student. His appointment as Director of Indian Education indicated a new attempt to develop some sort of education to which Indians will respond. When the U. S. Government first turned from shooting...

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