Editorial Notes

Wilbur S. Jackman
1904 The Elementary School Teacher  
THE new education trails in its wake a procession of mourners. They are they who mourn because the children of today are less advanced in attainment, less efficient in training, and The M nThe less tractable in mind than they were of yore. True Mourners or false as this may be, it seems that either with the aid of the schools, or in spite of them, humanity is wise in a larger number of things, it displays skill in wider fields, and it is sensitive to a greater diversity of influences than ever
more » ... fluences than ever before. Education is a response to conditions; it justifies itself in the public demand. It hardly seems credible that the new education responds less well to the conditions of the new times than did the old to the conditions of other days.
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