Excerpt from Centralization of Schools, Its Needs and Advantages
With better facilities, for the great -mass Of American youths Of today. If what Dr. Parkhurst has said be' true, that to send an uneducated child into the world is like turning a mad dog into the street, then we as loyal men and wo' men are bound by the most rigid bonds Of state and society, as well as under the most sacred, moral obligations to improve, foster a - nd protect those institutions which furnish to the young the means of mental culture. Among these institutions there are none which demand our' attention more than the common school. Here is the educational shrine around which a large proportion of our youth collect and receive that training and discipline which prepares them for the active duties Of life just as these institutions for learning are improved and extend greater Opportunities for culture and intellectual im provement to the young, so to a large degree will be the success 'of these boys and girls in the future.
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