TITLE

Reorganizing education

PUB. DATE
May 1947
SOURCE
America;5/31/1947, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p231
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the inauguration of George D. Stoddard as the tenth president of the University of Illinois. He refers to the various proposals for educational reorganization such as to reduce the undegraduate curriculum by at least two years. He argues that it is up to the opinions of the Committee to implement extended experimentation before any attempt can be made to recommend a final scheme for reorganizing the undergraduate levels of education.
ACCESSION #
35336545

 

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