Excerpt from The Training School Quarterly, Vol. 7: April, May, June, 1920
To one interested in the growth of our Nation, its Constitutional history and its economic history, to one interested in the growth and development of our institutions, there is nothing more fascinating than to trace the evolution of our public school system; for its growth and development is peculiar to our own nation.
Many educators and students of educational history would have us believe our public schools have been developed from European systems, but the facts of history will not justify the statement. Many sec tions are trying to claim priority in the establishment of the public school of today. To all such let me say.
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