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ichool Test Standardization
s Attacked by Superintendent

Standardization of school tests
~was criticized yesterday by Paul
Misner, superintendent of' schools,
'Glencoe, fll.
Speaking to about 75 Michigan
county' health commissioners and
school superintendents attending
the second session of a three day
conference on the health of the
school child, Misner said, "no
single practice has done more to
ignore the pupil and make teach-
ers routine in their work than has
this whole business of standard-
izing tests."
Research has shown that child-
ren vary in ability, "so curricu-
lum programs are going to have
to be changed and developed to
meet this problem as well as
radically changing our methods
of evaluating pupils," he said.
More emphasis in school health
'programs must be placed on the
,mental and emotional well-being
of students, Misner declared.
Teachers who have more than 20
or 25 pupils in their classes can-
Lectures Offered
At 'U' High School
Prof. Walter F. Dearborn, of
Harvard University, will present
an illustrated lecture "Reading
and Visual Fatigue" at 4:05 p.m.
today in the University High
School auditorium.
Prof. Claude Eggertsen of the
education school will speak to-
morrow on "The Problem of Re-
ligion in Our Public Schools".
Both lectures are open to the

not be alert as they should be
in detecting abnormal conditions,
he said.
He asserted that schools must
take "more responsibility" in ed-
ucating parents of pre-school age
children "in the ways of good
Faculty Joins
In Workshop

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lions of gasoline went up in '
ame to rest just behind white ~
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State Acts
To Parley

as Host
on 'Politics


Five University faculty mem-
bers are participating in the
Workshop in State and Local
Government in Michigan being
held July 7-25 at Michigan State
Prof. Arthur W. Bromage, of
the political science department,
is a member of the committee on
the program and local arrange-
ments. He will also act as chair-
man at two sessions of the Work-
Other members of the political
science department participating
in the Workshop are Prof. Joseph
Kallenbach and Prof. Clark Nor-
ton, who will serve as panel mem-
bers, and Prof. Harold Dorr, who
will chairman a Workshop ses-
Robert S. Ford, director of the
Bureau of Government, will also
serve as a panel member.

AIRVIEW OF GAS TANK EXPLOSION-This airview shows what w
tanks following an explosion at Sawyer, Mich., in which 20,000 ga
smoke. Part of the one tank was blown several hundred feet and ca


house at left.

Near it a tree was uprooted.

Mars hail Ph
AP Foreign Affairs Analyst.
It is hard to recall anything
cept war which has had thei
pact on modern Europe that is
ing exhibited by the Mars
It is too early to gauge the
timate results. With all the g
will in the world, Holland,F
gium and Luxembourg, a
nearly two years of effort, h
found coordination of their
tional economies to behan
tremely difficult proposition.
their problem is simple compa
with the ancient grudges,
tionalism, politics and mili
considerations which surroun
similar attempt for the la
European countries.
But Secretary Marshall's H
yard speech just slightly ove
month. ago has snowballed int
terrific force. Countries wi
had been looking for salvation

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Use of Theory
in Impact Large As Guide Seen
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political theories suddenly realiz- ByDr. Wingo c
ed that by working together, by
ex- making themselves a good invest- Teachers must understand the
im- ment for American aid, they Tahrmutndsadtea
be- might again become respectably why of what they do as well as b
hall self-supporting. the how, according to Dr. Max p
ul- The'tugging at Russian leash- Wingo of the education school. 4
ood es which is going on in Central Dr. Wingo, who spoke Monday
Bel- Europe indicates the strong pull on "The Future of Progressive
fter which the idea carries. The coun- Education", emphasized t h a t
tave tries are not worried by the fear modern practice requies a ra- I
a-e that American help would mean tional basis for procedures and
e-interference in their internal af- should notn be mrelytaeprocess of
Yet fairs. passing on tricks of the trade.
ared On Bandwagon Changed Attitutde i
na- Even in Russia's greatest He urged that there must be a y
tary stronghold, Yugoslavia, it is evi- changed attitude of many among v
d a dent' that only Communist poli- the teaching profession toward w
rger tics backed by Moscow's force can the importance of theory as aN
prevent the countries from jump- guide to practice. In the past t
ing on the bandwagon. And it administrative and supervisory
Har- is obvious that there is going to personnel have ignored the im-
r a be great unhappiness, boding ill portance of theory, he said.
to .a for Moscow's consolidation hopes, Discussing the importance of
hich among those who are prevented progressive education, Dr. Wingo
n in from taking the ride, said that it provides the only kind
of education worthy of free men
because it came into being as the
direct result of democratic needs.
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Admission to these is fifty cents
SLICING on weekdays and seventy five
cents on Saturdays, Sundays and
HOOKING holidays.
Do About Them TOPPING If you like to work while the
girl friend rests, canoeing is
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Canoes may be rented from the
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o golf.Once these nine at $1.00 for the first hour and 25
an take ten or more PUSHING cents for each additional. half
score-card. There s a hour. The Livery is open from
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id valuable advice on
utting, chipping, and SCLAFFING For swimmers, the city main-
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ones who have "Whizzers" there
are several lakes within a twenty-
five mile radius of Ann Arbor.
Beaches with diving boards and
slides may be found at Portage
rth University Phone 6363 Lake eight miles west of Dexter
and at Whitmore Lake on the
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The Regular Thursday Evening
<oncert sponsored by the Grad-
ate School will present Mozart's
quintet in C, Beethoven's Quar-
et No. 2 in G, and Schidbert's
uintet in C. All graduate stu-
ents are cordially invited.
The Museum of Art: Exhibi-
ion of Prints-Vanguard Group,
nn Arbor Art Association Col-
ection, and from the Permanent
ollection. July 1-28. Alumni
demorial Hall, daily, except Mon-
ay, 10-12 and 2-5; Sundays, 2-5.
'he public is cordially invited.
Museum of Archaeology. Cur-
ent Exhibit, "Life in a Roman
town in Egypt from 30 B.C. to
00 A.D." Tuesday through Fri-
ay, 9-12, 2-5; Saturday, 9-12;
-riday evening, 7:30-9:30; Sun-
ay 3-5.
Coning Events
The Art Cinema League pre-
ents "The Stone Flower" in new
olor process. English titles;
Russian Dialogue. Also Soviet
newsreel and short subject "Life
at the Zoo," a study in animal
behaviorism. Thurs., Fri., 8:30
p.m. Box Office opens 3 p.m.
daily. Tickets phone 4121, Ext.
479. Hili Auditorium.
The third Fresh Air Camp Clin-
c will be held on Friday, July 11,
1947. Discussions begin at 8 p.m.
in the Main Lodge of the Fresh
Air Camp located on Patterson
Lake. Any University students
nterested in problems of indi-
vidual and group therapy are in-
vited to attend. The discussant
will be Dr. Howard M. Burkett,
Neuropsychiatric Department of
the University Hospital.
International Center: The
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be resumed this Friday, July 11
in the International Center.
"America: Land of Liberty" will
be shown, starting at 8 p.m. The
public is cordially invited to at-
A Graduate Student Mixer will
be held on the third flooY ter-
race of the Rackham Building-
inside if weather is inclement-
on Saturday July 12, 8:30 to 12.
Dancing, bridge, and refresh-
ments. Nominal fee.
Dr. Yuen-li Liang will hold the
first of four conferences on the
United Nations, Tuesday, July 15,
3:10 p.m., East Conference Room,
Rackham Building. These con-
ferences are part of the Summer
Lecture Series, "The United
States in World Affairs."
Dr. Robin Humphreys will hold
the first of four conferences on
Latin America, Wednesday, July

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