Education: Those German Schools!

Except for her nationality, Edith Maria Binde had seemed at first to be a perfectly normal student at the University of Illinois. A pert, handsome brunette of 19, she graduated from a typical German secondary school in Lichterfelde, entered Illinois on a foreign-student scholarship last September. But by last week, the university had decided that Edith was not really normal at all: she was nothing less than a female version of the fabulous Mr. Belvedere.

When Edith hit Urbana last fall, she faced the usual requirement of 120 semester hours to get her degree. But her training at the Goethe Schule was...

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