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VOL. XXVII APRIL, 1924 No. 8 CONTENTS FOR APRIL 345 Editorials 348 Higher Education: New Administrative Adjustments L. D. Coffman 356 Comparison of the 6-3-3 Plan and the 6-4-2 Plan in the Organization of Elementary and High Schools W. J. Cooper 361 Recent Achievements and Next Forward Steps in Rural Education F. P. Graves 366 Successful Educators: Stratton D. Brooks 367 Educational News and Comment: General News, College Notes, New York State Section 378 Book Notices

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