Education: Limited Boost

In its suggestions to President Eisenhower for beefing up U.S. education, the Department of Health. Education and Welfare obviously had its eye as much on the nation's pocketbooks as on its classrooms. The plan, pared to a minimum, would cost the U.S. Government about $224 million in federal money the first year and an estimated $1 billion by the time it terminates at the end of four. Its chief proposals:

¶ Since one out of five students in the upper fourth of their class drops out of high school before graduation and only one out of three of those left goes...

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