Education: Students & Stomach Pumps

Because Pennsylvania has more colleges than any other state (65), the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching chose it as the subject of an inquiry to determine how much young men & women learn in college.* In four years it investigated 49 colleges, examined thousands of students. The findings, issued in the Foundation's annual report, were ready in time for learned and vocal Albert Edward Wiggam in a radio speech last week to summarize as follows:

"At least one-third of the students had learned nothing at all, and about one-half had learned...

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