Education: Report Card

¶ Checking up on the effectiveness of official pleas to students to "stay South" after graduation, Mississippi Southern College's Student Printz took a poll, learned that 68% of the 3,400 undergraduates planned to move away from Mississippi after graduation. What can the state do to keep its best-educated sons and daughters at home? The students' answer: Mississippi must provide "better schools, more industry, more enlightened public officials, lower taxes, and . . . legalized liquor."

¶ In Cambridge, England, long denied membership in the clannishly male, 140-year-old Cambridge Union, female Cantabrigians set up their own debating society, the Cambridge University Women's Union....

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