Education: Do-lt-Yourself Scholarships

Dr. Irving A. Fradkin, says Humorist (and former teacher) Sam Levenson. is ''an optometrist with vision." His vision is of a community-supported college-scholarship loan plan, and the idea has spread within three years from the New England textile city of Fall River. Mass., to about 50 small towns in eleven states scattered from Rhode Island to Kansas and from Minnesota to Louisiana.

Fradkin got his inspiration through defeat; in 1957, running on a platform that called for a scholarship plan of some sort, he lost an election for membership on the Fall River school...

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