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Freedom of Teaching

by Charles A. Beard - 1935

IN its Conclusions and Recommendations, the Commission on the Social Studies laid great emphasis upon certain features of teaching generally neglected by the mechanicians of pedagogy. These features are the integrity of scholarly devotion to the truth of matters selected for presentation in the classroom, freedom to present various sides of controversial questions with the utmost fairness and intellectual honesty, the protection of teachers in the discharge of their duties against the assaults of interested minorities, factions, and groups, and the organization of the teaching profession in a way to afford effective protection.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 1 Number 6, 1935, p. 18-20
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 13045, Date Accessed: 9/26/2020 4:58:01 AM

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