A Blueprint for the Alert
by Helene W. Hartley - 1939
THAT teacher education should undergo a thorough re-examination in the tight of new conceptions of the function of schools in a modern society is necessary and inevitable. The recent grant from the General Education Board to the American Council on Education for the improvement of teacher preparation is but one of many instances of increased attention to this problem. Teachers' colleges and schools of education are experimenting with new curricula and practices; requirements and standards for teacher certification are undergoing revision, and educators concerned with the developing elementary and secondary schools are insistent that a reorganization of the preparation of teachers is essential if these schools are to realize any measure of their function.
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