Education: Generation in Transition

What are today's young people really like? Are they only a "silent generation," looking for nothing more than security?. Last week, in a special book published by the Yale Daily News in honor of its 75th anniversary (Seventy-Five: A Study of A Generation in Transition; $4), a distinguished group of greying Yalemen and professors, only yesterday members of the "lost generation," offered some answers:

Realistic Odds. Headmaster Allan V. Heely, '19, of the Lawrenceville School, believes that the younger generation is "harder to fool than we were . . . [It] is fired by...

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