Education: Everybody

That most faithful servant of education, the Boston Transcript, last week published its annual survey of 86 colleges and universities whose condition may be safely regarded as typical of all the 780 institutions of higher learning in the U. S. It was with something between pride and bewilderment that the Transcript had to report:

Greater enrollments than ever per capita of population. "Everybody—not most everybody, but everybody—wants to go to college."

In France, 13 out of every 10,000 persons go to college; in Great Britain, 15 out of every 10,000; in the...

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