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New Studies in Education: Measurement of the Need for Transporting Pupils


by Robert Leo Burns 1928

A MODERN program of state aid based on the principle of equalization of educational opportunity demands an index of transportation which will enable the state to distribute the burden of transportation costs in an equitable manner.1 The data for this study were secured in the State of New Jersey, but it was the purpose of the study to discover a technique which, with proper corrections, would be applicable to any state. It should be recognized at the outset that local practice and glaring inequalities in education make it very difficult to discover the law which is operating to produce a transportation need in a given school unit.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 29 Number 6, 1928, p. 550-551
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 5795, Date Accessed: 12/11/2017 6:36:30 AM

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