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Practice in Curriculum Development

by Prudence Cutright - 1945

Curriculum planning is not new in American schools, but there is need for improvement, both in the method of carrying out such activities and in the end results. The prewar period witnessed considerable activity in curriculum overhauling. Many a village, city, county, and state school system had its "curriculum committee." The faculties of many schools spent long hours in considering community needs, listing the concerns and problems of children, and in outlining objectives of education as well as in revising courses of study in selected subject areas.

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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. 267-288
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20373, Date Accessed: 7/27/2021 2:06:59 AM

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  • Prudence Cutright
    Minneapolis Public Schools
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    PRUDENCE CUTRIGHT is the Assistant Superintendent at the Minneapolis Public Schools.
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