Shatsky, Stanislaus, 1878–1934, Russian educator. After graduating from Moscow Univ. and attending the Moscow Agricultural Institute, Shatsky organized (1905) a colony for workers' children known as
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The Settlement,where manual labor, education, and cultural enrichment were pursued side by side. After the Russian Revolution Shatsky became head of the First Public Education Experiment Station, a complex of schools, research institutes, and adult education facilities. The station closed in 1932, when Shatsky's theories lost favor and he was reassigned.
See his works (4 vol., 1962–65).
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