Education: Embers of Youth

Last week U. S. school superintendents spoke sharply not to but for Youth. After spending two years studying the plight of the 20,000,000 U. S. youngsters between 15 and 24, a commission* found Youth more sinned against than sinning. Their report, in Youth Education Today, the superintendents' yearbook, tried to tell the U. S. what it ought to do about Youth's troubles.

Chief trouble is getting a job. Each year U. S. schools send forth over 2,000,000 youngsters to go to work. Less than half of them find it. Moreover, some three-quarters of them are not trained for anything better than unskilled...

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