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|America is the best half-educated country in the world. —Nicholas M. Butler BY |
WHAT MEASURE? Are America's schools really behind? To listen to the critics
bemoan our lowly performance on international tests of student achievement,
|Perhaps the rarest bit of irony in American history is the later custodianship of |
democracy by the middle class.—Vernon Louis Parrington, ¡87¡–¡929 ... America
is the best half-educated country in the world.—Nicholas Murray Butler, ¡862–¡
|Butler, Nicholas America is the best half-educated country in the world. - Butler, |
Nicholas America is a model of force and freedom and moderation -- with all the
coarseness and rudeness of its people. - Byron, Lord I would rather have a nod ...
|A. Bartlett Giamatti America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a |
novelty. I will belong to the select few. Will Rogers America is the best half-
educated country in the world. Nicholas M. Butler An educated man is thoroughly
|America is the best half-educated country in the world. Nicholas M. Butler Some |
people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand
everything too soon. Alexander Pope To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.
|Cicero *** America is the best half-educated country in the world. - Nicholas |
Murray Butler *** An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or
even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know
|The American man marries early, and the American woman marries often; and |
they get on extremely well together. ——Oscar—Wilde The thing that impresses
me ... ——Sigmund—Freud America is the best half-educated country in the
|"America is the best half-educated country in the world." This statement was once |
made by the illustrious Nicholas Murray Butler. Educators today may be
suspected of heresy, if they admit that such a proposition contains the germ of
|4 In a nation-wide poll conducted during World War II, almost half the people |
polled wanted changes made in the schools. ... of one of our large universities is
quoted as having said that "America is the best half- educated country in the
|BY CONSTANCE WARREN Chairman, A A UW Committee on Education When |
Nicholas Murray Butler spoke of America as "the best half -educated country in
the world," I wonder how he would have classified the members of the AAUW.
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