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The Community-School Emphases in Postwar Education

by Maurice F. Seay - 1945

"Community school" is the term currently applied to a school that has two distinctive emphases—service to the entire community, not merely to the children of school age; and discovery, development, and use of the resources of the community as part of the educational facilities of the school. The concern of the community school with the local community is intended, not to restrict the school's attention to local matters, but to provide a focus from which to relate study .and action · in the larger community—the state, the region, the nation, the world.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 44, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 46 Number 9, 1945, p. 209-228
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20370, Date Accessed: 1/24/2022 8:26:04 PM

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  • Maurice Seay
    University of Kentucky
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    MAURICE F. SEAY is the Director of the Bureau of School Service at the University of Kentucky.
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