In an age when school administrations have descended from the lofty heights of Olympus to the of and have forfeited the banner of cultural leadership for a of red tape, Max afferty is stridently out of place. A man whom the of Progressivism could not shut up offers his ideas on Education in a series of essays which will anger some, rally others challenge all. ""Learning to adjust to one's environment ""learning to use the the race has found indispensable"" -- which shall Three have seen the rampant adoption of one and its effects. In a clever take off on seven fairy tales (known more familiarly as heterogeneous grouping, learning maturation level, etc.) we see how the Great Dogma has failed the test of time. Fortunately Mr. Rafferty has withstood it, refusing to abandon his post for the quieter regions of the Whether offering constructive ideas on raising educational standards, re-organizing teacher training institutes and curricula (especially in elementary schools), or appraising the status of education in post-Sputnik society, this is dynamic discussion. Contradictions appear, the prose can become purplish, but no one concerned with education for survival should miss this.