1 son, David. Rural school teacher Northampton Company, Pennsylvania, 1927-1928. Elementary school principal, Bangor, Pennsylvania, 1928-1930. High school teacher, Madison, New Jersey, 1931-1934.
Graduate assistant Ohio State University, 1934-1936, instructor education, 1938-1940, assistant professor, 1940. Assistant director school units project Office Education, 1936-1938. Member of faculty University of Illinois since 1940, professor education since 1951.
Visiting professor U. Tennessee summer 1947, U. Florida, 1955, 57.
Author: Local School Units Organization in Ten States (with J.G. Fowlkes and H.F. Alves), 1938. The Montgomery County Survey (with others), 1940. Adventures in the Reconstruction of Education (with others), 1941.
Social Aspects of Education (with W.O. Stanley and B.O. Smith), 1948. The Theoretical Foundations of Education (with W.O. Stanley, B.O. Smith, K.D. Benne, F. McMurray), 1951. The American Elementary School (with H. G. Shane and others), 1953.
(with others) The Social Foundations of Education, 1956, The Teachers Role in American Society, 1957, The Education of the Negro in American Democracy, 1959. Editor: Readings in the Social Aspects of Education (with others), 1951. Educational Freedom in an Age of Anxiety (with H. G. Hullfish), 1953.
Yearbook Series of John Dewey Society, since 1950. (with others) Education for the Professions. editor-in-chief Ednl. Theory, since 1950
associate editor Progressive Education, 1947-1950, editor 1950-1954, advisory editor, 1954-1958.
Associate editor History of Education Journal, 1949-1961, Ednl. Administration and Supervision associate editor, 1947-1953, editor, 1953-1957. Editor official journal Philosophy of Education Society co-editor studies in Philosophy and Education, since 1961.
Editor, founder Ednl. Theory. Contributor articles educational bulletins, journals.