Education: Education

C.E.E.B. Delay

Eleven thousand anxious boys and girls watched last week, as they had already watched for a fortnight, for the postman. But even when he came they turned away still worried, depressed, edgy. At last their parents spotted a paragraph in the newspapers: "Grading of College Applicants Delayed. . . ." Their tension remained, but the 11,000 at least understood that the College Entrance Examination Board had not forgotten them, that it was delayed in its terrible function of correcting the nervously scribbled "books" of 22,000 would-be matriculants to Vassar, Smith,...

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