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The Task of General Education

by Lawrence K. Frank - 1937

THE SUBJECT of general education today is giving rise to considerable discussion and much controversy. Many of those engaged in educational work are almost openly resistant to proposals for the development of general education, which they regard as a threat to their own professional purposes and standards. Others are attempting to channel the demand for general education into the support of their special interests and designs. In this situation there is need for some clarification of the aims and purposes of general education as contrasted with the training that is usually provided in educational programs.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 1 Number 1, 1937, p. 171-173
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 13474, Date Accessed: 9/19/2020 12:36:29 PM

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