Education: Report Card

¶ After collecting facts for the latest edition of its American Universities and Colleges, the American Council on Education reported that in the last quarter-century the U.S. has opened more campuses than in all its previous years put together. Since 1928, the number of accredited colleges and universities has jumped from 399 to 904; in the last four years 83 have been accredited.

¶The august council of ulema (professors) of Cairo's Al-Azhar, the oldest existing Moslem university, issued a solemn declaration against coeds. Coeducation, said the council, is nothing short of promiscuity, "unsuitable...

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