Education: 300 Million to Go

Though China was old and wise after 40 centuries of civilization, only 15% of her people knew how to read & write when James Yang Ch'u Yen and his Mass Education Movement went to work. In 24 years Chinese education has been revolutionized. The forces of history and the energy of many scholars had a lot to do with it. So did Jimmy Yen. Last week Jimmy Yen, in the U.S. looking for help to continue the job, reported that China's illiteracy rate has been reduced to 65%.

The idea for the Mass Education Movement came to spare, spindly Jimmy Yen, now...

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