Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13

The Double-Purpose High School

reviewed by David B. Austin 1954

coverTitle: The Double-Purpose High School
Author(s): Franklin J. Keller
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: , Pages: , Year:
Search for book at Amazon.com

Any work which encourages a broadening of our concepts of American secondary education deserves attention. When this work includes actual description of going educational programs which seek to provide effective functional education for youth, it becomes a source of potential help for those who are interested in and responsible for better high schools for modern America. The Double-Purpose High School qualifies in both of these respects. The fact that Dr. Keller is principal of Metropolitan Vocational High School in New York City is a clue to his own personal and professional interest in holding to the many manifest values of vocational education in its broad sense. His leadership as principal in that remarkable school has involved him in helping to make that institution serve many young people of many gifts. The discovery that colleges are willing—in fact, eager—to accept gifted students from a vocational high school, although those students may not... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
Purchase this Article
Purchase The Double-Purpose High School
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 55 Number 5, 1954, p. 282-282
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4852, Date Accessed: 9/18/2018 3:40:15 PM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
Article Tools
Related Articles
There are no related articles to display

Related Discussion
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • David Austin

Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue