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Guidance in Rural Community


reviewed by Edmund deS. Brunner — 1952

coverTitle: Guidance in Rural Community
Author(s): Amber Arthur Warbuton
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: , Pages: , Year:
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This is a very valuable little book. It is a case study of achievement, much of it told in the words of the teachers and pupils of Green Sea, South Carolina, who participated in the project. Some years ago the South Carolina State Board of Education became concerned about the large proportion of dropouts from school. In cooperation with the Alliance for Guidance of Rural Youth it decided to attack the problem in some specific locality. Green Sea was selected—an agricultural, largely tobacco, area in the most northeastern county of the state. The district included a high school with feeder schools. Its problems were representative of those of the state. Its teachers were concerned about their problems and were eager to cooperate. That local concern was justified was quickly shown by an analysis of the class of 284 which entered the first grade in 1937. Barely half went on to the... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 54 Number 1, 1952, p. 52-52
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4984, Date Accessed: 10/23/2017 3:00:12 PM

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