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Rapid Growth of Secondary Education

The Office of Education at Washington estimates that 30,500,000 children and youths are enrolled in United States schools this year, equalling or exceeding last year's all-time high enrollment.1 Over 8,000,000 of these students are in the high school and college grades.

Today there are more than nine times as many students in schools of the high school level as there were in 1900. Attending high school used to be exceptional. Now it is considered normal, although the proportion of boys and girls ...

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