Television: Review

The Twentieth Century: To explore one crisis in U.S. education, CBS cameramen and reporters visited Bridgeport, Conn, and spent five weeks with the Class of '58 of Warren Harding High School. The frustrating question, not only at Harding but at most U.S. high schools: Why do two-thirds of the brightest graduates, with IQs at least equal to it, fail to go on to college? The answers were not new-lack of money or initiative, intense competition for a handful of college scholarships-but they were vividly personalized. By prolonged exposure to the camera crews, Harding's students and teachers...

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