Education: Votes for 18?

Since 1935 a group of men and women in Washington has solemnly pondered the U. S. Youth Problem. This group (16 eminent persons headed by Owen D. Young) is the American Council on Education's American Youth Commission. It has spent its four years mainly in gathering facts and issuing reports such as its famed Youth Tell Their Story (TIME, June 6) on Youth's education, jobs, play, health, morals, mental attitude. Disheartened by such facts as an average two-year gap between school and job, the Commission has lately found fresh food for worry: increasing conflict between oldsters and youngsters, which is likely...

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