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Features of Readjustment

by Aubrey Douglass 1916

In the later eighties President Eliot took a position, which he has held since, that secondary education should 'dip down' to include the last two years of the elementary school. He seems to have been concerned primarily with the steadily increasing age of the average Harvard freshman, and to haye looked upon this alteration in secondary education as a possible remedy for it. Other colleges were soon concerned with the same problem, and throughout the country attention came to be focused upon the educational system to determine what should be done. This gave rise to the "Committee of Ten," in whose report it was pointed out that each one of the groups of experts that submitted reports upon the work of the high-school subjects was anxious that the work in its particular field should be begun earlier than was then customary.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 15, No. 3.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 17 Number 8, 1916, p. 9-27
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21029, Date Accessed: 7/16/2018 2:33:18 PM

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