Society’s Best Students
By Howard Zinn • The Nation • September 7, 1970
Students who put higher priority on society’s needs than on their own advancement sometimes have trouble continuing as students. They may lose school or government scholarship they may be expelled and hake. to start over in another university. Or they may simply have difficulty getting back into the routine after a few years of full-time work in the movement. Some of our best young people are handicapped by the very difference that makes them especially important to help.
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