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Public Education Under Criticism

reviewed by Robert M. Weiss - 1955

coverTitle: Public Education Under Criticism
Author(s): C. Winfield Scott, Clyde M. Hill
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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The editors of this recent book have brought together into one convenient volume numerous recent criticisms of the public schools, answers to these criticisms, and analyses of their nature and character. But the work is not merely an anthology. The editors have woven their selections into a meaningful whole, adding their own introductory and concluding chapters. They have also tried to represent the whole gamut of recent literature criticizing and supporting the schools, relying heavily on such guides to periodical literature as The Education Index, and have included pieces from both professional and lay magazines. Generally, the sort of charges made in the pamphlets and circulars of "front" organizations have been omitted so as not to give "aid and comfort to the enemy"! Yet many rejoinders to and analyses of such criticisms are included. It may very well be that to have introduced some of the propaganda of these "front" groups... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 57 Number 1, 1955, p. 50-50
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4680, Date Accessed: 8/15/2020 4:59:49 AM

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