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Business EducationóClerical and Distribute

by Frederick G. Nichols - 1943

Business education is an educational stepchild in the family of secondary-school departments, without affectionate nurturing by either parent-general education or vocational training. It is not acceptable for college entrance, except when it slips into the fold of creditable subjects through the back door of "free electives." It is not directly subsidizable under the many vocational-education acts except the most recent one (George-Deen), and under that one only in the field of training for distributive occupations which, until this act became operative, was practically nonexistent.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 42, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 44 Number 9, 1943, p. 214-229
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20417, Date Accessed: 4/22/2021 10:55:38 AM

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  • Frederick Nichols
    Harvard University
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    FREDERICK G. NICHOLS is the Associate Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University.
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