Education: College For Everybody?

When U.S. educators realized in the 19505 that their schools had gone totalitarian, they looked back with regret to the missed opportunities of the decade before.

The end of World War II was also the beginning of the end for U.S. education's traditional freedom from Federal control. In the postwar years, schools were unprepared to handle the demobilization of youth from war and war industry because: 1) their plans were incomplete; 2) they were poorly organized, understaffed, overworked; 3) local funds were meagre; 4) the Federal Government did not act to aid the...

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