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Public Lectures, the Cleveland Plan

by Sarah E. Hyre - 1911

The Cleveland Board of Education, in making "Free Lectures and Entertainments" in school buildings a regular part of the work, had two objects in view: First, to utilize a large and well-equipped plant (invoiced at twelve million dollars) a greater number of hours than those required for the routine work of the schools, and to give thereby educational advantages to the patrons of the district, as well as to the adult boys and girls who had long since quit the schoolroom; second, to bring about a clearer understanding and greater co-operation between the teacher and parent as to the work and development of the child in the schoolroom.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 10, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 12 Number 6, 1911, p. 17-21
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21089, Date Accessed: 8/3/2020 7:18:30 PM

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