Education: Report Card

¶ Colorado State College of Education awarded I.B.M.'s Thomas J. Watson a D.Sc., then decided to doctor his wife as well (with an L.H.D.). Said President William R. Ross: "Whenever I have heard Watson speak, he has always said he owes his success to his wife."

¶ Purdue University offered to buy Omaha's Mid-West Airlines and its six planes for $69,000, said it wanted to give its School of Aeronautics a "live laboratory."

#&182; Kansas City schools took a big step in "eliminating the competitive spirit among school children." Instead of listing grades, report cards will now read like this:...

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