As information floods the airwaves and available at one's finger tips in privacy. Thanks to incognito browsers one can do a search and keep it from family members with ease. Pretty soon one should be able to go to any kingdom hall and see very few youths only long time older ones. I think the WT in an effort to bump up membership has focuses on the very young getting baptized to try and stem the tide of membership loss in these financially valuable members who have more potential for exploitation then the older ones who's income potential if fastly shriveling.
As well as shooting themselves in the foot by forbidding higher education for these young ones, they are willing to keep doing as the losses would be even greater if they didn't thru a more rapid decline in membership loss due to getting a paid for education.