Education: Something Has to Give

As the roughest race to college in U.S. history comes to an end, one weary dean of admissions voiced the sentiments of most of his colleagues: "We just can't go on using the same old methods. Something has to give." The truth of the statement was never more clear than in a major report issued last week by President Frank Bowles of the College Entrance Examination Board. Geared to a day when few Americans went to college, the present system has met the rising tide with "a series of improvisations," says Bowles, and is "in a condition of working obsolescence."

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