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General Education in the Progressive College


by Louis T. Benezet — 1943

Within the past fifteen years a small group of colleges have organized their programs to carry out as a 'whole the newer educational practices already tried out on elementary and secondary school levels by the avowedly "progressive" schools. To date little has been written concerning their significance as a group to American college education. This study attempts a beginning in that direction by examining the programs of three of the colleges—Sarah Lawrence, Bennington, and Bard—to see how they interpret a widely expressed current need, the need for "general" education.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 45 Number 2, 1943, p. 129-129
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 9348, Date Accessed: 10/22/2017 7:50:57 AM

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