Education: Report Card

¶ The Ford Foundation announced the formation of a Board on Overseas Training and Research to be headed by the University of North Carolina's President Gordon Gray. Its purpose: to increase the number of Americans qualified to serve the U.S. abroad in educational, governmental and technical posts. First step: 100 fellowships for work and study in Asia and the Middle East.

¶ Four history students at California's St. Mary's College decided to take a quick public poll, asked 264 citizens in downtown Oakland a few questions on important current events. Sample question: "What is the Point Four Program?" Answers: technical assistance...

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