ERIC Number: ED093780
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: N/A
Papers on Education Reform, Volume II.
Open Court Publishing Co., La Salle, IL.
The following ten papers were presented to the Open Court Editorial Advisory Board in 1971. "Where Educational Nonsense Comes From" by Jacques Barzun focuses on education as the removal of ignorance. "The Importance of Teaching Poetry" by Cleanth Brooks discusses the powers of poetry in the instruction of yound children. In "Educating the Disadvantaged" Kenneth B. Clark argues for the maintenance of high standards with no exceptions in public school education. Donald G. Emery discusses reading and reading programs in "A Nation's Problem." In "The Split Self-Image of the United States" Raymond English aska if curricula should reflect the dominant mood of public opinion. Clifton Fadiman contributes "What Is Relevance? Some Informal Reflections.""The American College: Has It a Center? Will It Hold?" by Jeffery Hart suggests the difficulties of and some remedies for the university. Sidney Hook in "John Dewey and His Betrayors" discusses the distortions by Dewey's disciples. Russell Kirk's "T.S. Eliot on Education" describes education for the moral imagination. Leon H. Sullivan in "Self-Help in the Inner City" discusses the Opportunities Industrialization Center and the need for self-help programs. (JH)
Descriptors: Conferences, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Educational Vouchers, Elementary School Curriculum, Equal Education, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Poetry, Politics, Public Education, Reading, Reading Programs, Relevance (Education), Self Help Programs
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Authoring Institution: Open Court Publishing Co., La Salle, IL.