The Separate or Independent Industrial School
by M. W. Murray — 1912
The development of the independent industrial school is due to a broadening educational policy which recognizes the right of every pupil to the kind of training best suited to his individual needs. We have come to realize that a scheme of education which is intended primarily for the select few who enter the professions will not educate effectively all children, even if they were compelled to remain in school. These facts were forcibly brought to the attention of thinking people by the report of the Massachusetts Commission on Industrial Education published in I906.
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