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The School Curriculum and the Drama of American Life


by Harold O. Rugg - 1927

Not once in a century and a half of national history has the curriculum of the school caught up with the dynamic content of American life. Whether of colonial reading or reckoning school, Latin grammar school, academy, or modern junior high school, the curriculum has lagged behind the current civilization. Although the gap between the two has been markedly cut down in the last three-quarters of a century, nevertheless the American school has been essentially academic. Today, much of the gap persists.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 26, No. 1.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 28 Number 9, 1927, p. 3-16
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21257, Date Accessed: 8/17/2019 1:47:37 PM

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