Education: Report Card

¶For the first time since the peak year of 1949, the U.S. Office of Education reported, college & university enrollments are slowly rising. This fall's total enrollment for 1,900 campuses: 2,148,000, up 1.5% over 1951.

¶Gadget of the week: a "student reaction meter" invented by two professors of engineering at the University of Tennessee. Henceforth, a student in the college of engineering will be able to protest that he doesn't understand what the teacher is saying by merely pressing his own special button, wired to a meter on the professor's desk. The more buttons, pressed, the more the needle will quiver, and...

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