April 13, 1983
Vol. 02, Issue 29
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PAGE 19 - Commentary
When Jefferson declared, "Preach, my dear sir, a crusade against ignorance ..." in advocating the creation of public schools, he intended public education not only to civilize and cultivate those it touched, but to make them better citizens, better thinkers, more informed people.
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Not long ago, a history teacher at a well-regarded Northeastern high school asked me to intercede with her principal, who would not grant her leave to attend a National Endowment for the Humanities-sponsored conference on improving the teaching of the humanities disciplines in high schools.
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