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America's Resources of Specialized Talent


reviewed by Harold F. Clark 1954

coverTitle: America's Resources of Specialized Talent
Author(s): Dael Wolfe
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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This is an important book for those in the field of education. Basically, it is a study of the training, supply, and utilization of highly trained manpower in a variety of fields. There is a discussion of the supply of students graduating from college and a more detailed discussion of the supply of people with master's and doctor's degrees. The discussion covers the physical sciences, psychology, social science, humanities and arts, engineering, applied biology (including agriculture), the health fields, business and commerce, school teaching, and a variety of other, smaller professions. Some of the information regarding teachers is put in a striking form: "In Arizona, over 97 per cent of all elementary teachers were college graduates in 1952. In South Dakota, only 9 per cent were college graduates." The conclusion regarding the supply and demand of teachers is that "there will continue for some years in the future to be a serious... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 56 Number 3, 1954, p. 177-177
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4781, Date Accessed: 10/23/2017 9:38:26 AM

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