Education: Rebellious Youth?

What do young people think about the world? One answer was provided last week by the publishers of Who's Who Among American High School Students, an annual directory of 105,000 class presidents, valedictorians and other "leaders." Some results:

More than 80% approve of President Nixon's policies, and 47% plan to vote for him (37% favor George McGovern).

The students give the Government low marks only in the field of pollution control; 82% think it is not doing enough, and 93% voice the same criticism of industry.

As for sex, 71 % say that they have never engaged in intercourse, and 49% want to marry...

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