Education: Technical

William E. Wickenden, director of investigation for the Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education, wrote an article in the Tech Review of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

He declared that the greatest problem of higher technical education is the quality of the students. "Not more than 40% of the men admitted to engineering schools complete the courses and are granted degrees. There is the problem of how to get the right kind of young men into engineering colleges. For the 60% failure he blamed the lack of adequate training of high...

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