Washington Diarist

March 1978
New Republic;3/11/78, Vol. 178 Issue 10, p42
Focuses on the state of the education system in the United States. Reference to the past experiences of the author; Views that the best thing about being through with school is the end to regular long periods of time trapped listening against one's will, and the inability to leave the room; Description of the unnatural rhythm of crisis and release and crisis for a student in the U.S.; Reference to the problems of grown up students who are forced to behave as school goers; Views that school examinations are the commas and periods that punctuate student life and mass multiple-choice exams mark the transitions between paragraphs; Reference to the conflict between two major journals.


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