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Thursday, June 27, 2013
Unusual U.S. Government Publications, Part Five: Bureau of Education Home Reading Courses
Once upon a time—beginning during the World War One
era, and extending into the 1920’s, to be precise--your federal government
would grade you on your reading of Dante’s Inferno,
among other works. Those who successfully completed the program received a
All this was part of the Bureau of Education Home
Reading Courses of the time. See an example here
(scroll down to read more about the program).
(a.k.a. - legal stuff I have to say on advice of counsel)
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