A proposal that credit be given in public elementary and high schools for subjects taught in supplementary religious schools was made here by Dr. Abraham G. Duker, president of the Chicago College of Jewish Studies. He spoke at a convocation dedicating the Milwaukee College of Jewish Studies.
Dr. Duker said that this would be “a partial but effective remedy for some of the challenges to the school system during this age of science. ” He urged specifically that such credit should be given for “languages taught by the different ethnic and religious groups.
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