Education: A Shot of Oxygen

However democratic U.S. education may be, it still discriminates against one minority. In secondary schools, the able student is too often forced to keep pace with the slow. In college he either repeats what he already knows, or must catch up on things he should have had before. Should he be sent to college sooner, or should he be given different work in school? Last week a study, made by 130 teachers, professors, presidents and principals of twelve colleges and 27 secondary schools, suggested what might well be the best solution to date.


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!