Education: Eat, Drink, & Be Welcome

Teaching has been said to be a happy profession. Then why don't more people want to get into it? Last week Indiana University professors took a survey of 1,615 students, and soon found reasons for the lack of interest. Principal objections: 1) low pay; 2) cramped style—students wanted to be able to smoke, drink, date, dance, play cards, speak, vote, and think as they pleased, with or without the approval of a school board.

In Manhattan last week, an educator admitted that the students knew what they were talking about. Said Dr. John E. Dugan, president of the National Education Association's department...

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