Education: Things to Come

As a permanent program, Yale this week sets up a system which will let bright students graduate in three years. The brightest (to be called the Scholars of the House) may be admitted to a new experi ment in which, after two years of a "con trolled curriculum" (i.e., no electives), they will be allowed to branch out in much the manner of graduate students, study whatever they want, earn degrees on the basis of a thesis and a long oral examination.

This speeding of able students into professional and advanced study is Yale's...

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