U.S. adults are not nearly so well educated as they would like to be.
The National Education Association last week reminded the nation that among adults aged 25 or over:
¶ 4% have never gone to school at all.
¶ 13% have not completed fourth grade.
¶ 56% have only an eighth-grade education, or less.
¶ 75% have not finished high school.
Pollster George Gallup has countered this dismal reminder with a more sanguine survey:
¶ Over one-third of all U.S. adults hope to get more schooling after the war.
¶ 50% of these 25,000,000 citizens want professional and cultural studies. Only 34% want...