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Education during Adolescence1

Nature volume 82, pages 325327 (13 January 1910) | Download Citation



FOR the vast majority of English boys and girls, our system of national education is a torso. It ends too soon. It is a trunk without a head. How to remedy this defect with practical wisdom, without expenditure so immense as to provoke reaction, and with the convinced cooperation of enlightened employers of labour, and of all parents who unselfishly desire to further the best interests of their children, is becoming one of the pressing questions of the day.

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