Education: Army & Navy as Educator

"Join the Army or Navy and get a college education." Such was the gist of a solemn announcement by the American Council on Education last week. The A.C.E. and the armed forces had cooked up a scheme whereby U.S. colleges will give soldiers and sailors credits toward college degrees, for education they get in service.

One soldier of every two today attends an Army or Navy school (for technicians, specialists, officer candidates, etc.). Thousands more take correspondence courses on their own account. Nothing like it was seen in World War I.

Purpose of the American Council's plan is to enable soldiers & sailors...

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