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Practices and Trends in School Administration


reviewed by E. Edmund Reutter 1962

coverTitle: Practices and Trends in School Administration
Author(s): E. Stoops, M. L. Rafferty, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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The booming business of publishing books on educational administration is largely due to the rapid, but essentially undisciplined, expansion of college programs to prepare administrators. Increasingly rare is the institution of any sort of higher education which does not also offer courses for administrators. There is, however, a dearth of instructors properly qualified to teach educational administration on the intellectual level of professional courses in law or engineering. Many who probably could do well as instructors are not available because college salaries are dismally low when compared to those of practicing administrators. The differential between public school administration and college teaching of the subject is much greater than for other positions in the public education enterprise. The deplorable result of such circumstances is that large numbers of courses in educational administration are textbook-bound. Basically, the demand for courses in educational administration stems from several factors. Public school enrollments have burgeoned, necessitating... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 63 Number 8, 1962, p. 657-657
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3145, Date Accessed: 10/23/2017 12:31:43 AM

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