Education: Report Card

¶ Taking the day off from classes, the boys and girls at Denver's East High School consulted with experts in 119 different fields and picked the jobs they thought they would like best. The girls' choices: model, airline stewardess, secretary, homemaker. The boys' choices: FBI, Secret Service or ordinary cop, cattle raising, medicine.

¶ Donation of the week: an unspecified sum given to Columbia by the Atran Foundation (established in 1950 by Chain-Store Magnate Frank Z. Atran), to set up and support for 30 years the first regular U.S. professorship in Yiddish language, literature and culture.


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