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    An Interview with James Allen

    James E. Allen, Jr.
    In this frank interview, the former Assistant Secretary and Commissioner of Education discusses his tenure in Washington. He points to several promising initiatives. But with regard to the poor and the blacks, he identifies the Nixon administration strategy as one of minimal accommodation, not leadership or advocacy; and regrets the inadequate financing of education by the federal government and a "continuing and serious under-estimation of the degree of alienation and disaffection of the young." As matters of structural improvement, he recommends the National Institute of Education and the elevation of Education to Departmental status.

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    Winter 1970 Issue

    Abstracts

    An Interview with James Allen
    James E. Allen, Jr.
    Educational Experimentation in National Social Policy
    P. Michael Timpane
    Students in Court
    Free Speech and the Functions of Schooling in America
    Richard L. Berkman
    Another Look at Student Rights and the Function of Schooling
    The Elizabeth Cleaners Street School
    The University as a Community of Resistance
    Antony Mullaney
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