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Elementary School Transfer


reviewed by Ronald F. Campbell 1954

coverTitle: Elementary School Transfer
Author(s): O. W. Kopp
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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This study does five things: examines the extent of population mobility, reviews compulsory attendance laws, determines present practices in the transfer of elementary pupils from one school to another, suggests three principles to be applied to the transfer of pupils, and recommends a program for the transfer of elementary pupils. One is struck by the fact that over a million pupils each year are transferred from one elementary school to another, yet only twelve states have any semblance of an intrastate transfer program, and interstate programs just do not exist. As to principles, the author contends that the transfer process is a professional not a clerical responsibility, that personalization of the process is needed, and that there is need for realism with respect to standardization of procedures. In light of these principles the basic elements of the recommended program follow: 1. A mandatory contact device in the form of a card or... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 55 Number 5, 1954, p. 282-282
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4855, Date Accessed: 10/23/2017 10:21:32 PM

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