Images from “Catholic Schools and the Common Good”
Horace Mann, generally regarded as the father of American public education, once said, “Let the Common School … be worked with the efficiency of which it is susceptible, and nine tenths of the crimes in the penal code would become obsolete; the long catalogue of human ills would be abridged.”
Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, [LC-USZ62-109928]