Education: Progressive Educators

Last week the Progressive Education Association held its 20th annual convention in Manhattan, discussed everything from the mischievousness of babies to New York's forthcoming World's Fair. Brightest remarks heard by the 2,500 conventiongoers:

¶University of Toronto's thin-faced, reticent Dr. William Emet Blatz, who has charge of the Dionne Quintuplets' education, reported his charges were of average intelligence. Their mental growth was retarded by their premature birth, but they are now advancing more rapidly than normal children in everything except language (they are learning both French and English). Dr. Blatz expects that in a year...

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