Issues in American Education"" considered by various leaders in the field in a book which commemorates one hundred years of history for the Office of Education. President Johnson in his preface promulgates the fifth freedom--freedom from ignorance. Ralph Tyler of the Center of Advanced Study, Stanford, writes about ""What Price Quality in Education?""; John Brademan of Indiana views ""The National Politics of Education"" from Capitol Hill; Walter Reuther discusses ""Education and Poverty."" Allison Davis, University of Chicago, presents new findings on ""The Educability of the Children of the Poor""; Sidney P. Marland, Jr., Superintendent of Public Schools in Pittsburgh, takes on ""The Urban School in an Urban Society."" Innovations and technological aspects are discussed by McGraw-Hill Executive Veep Slaughter and IBM's Watson; Sarah Lawrence's President Raushenbush outlines ""A Larger Role for the Small Colleges."" Further contributions, re Negro colleges, a systems approach, education's role in international relations, are made by prominent educators. A useful collection for interested parties.