Education: What Think?

Only about one out of ten Americans has ever gone to college, but almost all of them have ideas on the subject. Last week FORTUNE gave its summary of their views. With Pollster Elmo Roper, and an advisory board of educators, it had just completed a nationwide survey probing into everything from costs to Communism and coeducation.

It came as no surprise that most Americans (83%) want their sons to go to college, and that 69% want to send their daughters too. Professional men and executives are the most anxious to have their sons win their degrees (only one out of 100...

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