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Education for Citizenship


by John H. Niemeyer — 1957

It is the thesis of this chapter that those of us who are primarily concerned with the elementary school must think of citizenship education in broad terms. The importance of the elementary school's helping to produce effective citizens for our democracy-focused society, and the fact that citizenship demands many specific competencies and attitudes—these cannot be denied.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 56, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 58 Number 10, 1957, p. 214-237
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20012, Date Accessed: 12/13/2017 11:53:16 AM

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  • John Niemeyer
    Bank Street College of Education
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    JOHN H. NIEMEYER is the president of the Bank Street College of Education.
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