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The Future of Rural America

by Frank W. Cyr — 1945

The future of rural America holds vast and interesting possibilities. For the first time, American industry is prepared for the mass production of products adapted to the needs of rural people. The barriers of isolation and drudgery which have held back our rural communities are rapidly crumbling. Whether or not increase in production will result in better communities and a higher standard of living will depend largely on the people of our open country and towns—on their ability to solve their own problems and to realize all their opportunities. This ability, in turn, will depend on how they are trained. Thus, tremendous responsibility rests upon the public schools of rural America.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 47 Number 2, 1945, p. 110-118
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 5504, Date Accessed: 9/19/2018 7:31:54 AM

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