Education: Report Card

¶ New York's State Education Department announced plans for a five-point program to speed the development of gifted high-school students, especially in scientific fields. The new program, scheduled to go into effect next fall, will provide facilities for advanced work in physics, chemistry, mathematics and English courses, and will encourage closer cooperation between industrial concerns and the schools' science departments.

¶ The Du Pont Co. upped its annual aid to education grant by more than $100,000 announced that for 1956-57 it will hand out $900,000 to more than 100 colleges and universities. All of the increase and nearly half of the entire...

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