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Pupil Classification as Affected by Organization and by Administrative Practice

by Fred Engelhardt - 1936

A review of the literature on pupil classification from the time of Boykin's study to the present time reveals (1) a wide breach between the expressed need for reform and the actual conditions, (2) a great persistence of traditional practices, and (3) a strong tendency for old practices, with their recognized limitations, to carry on side by side with new and progressive practices. As late as 1930, when Otto made a nation-wide canvass of administrative and organizational practices in the elementary schools in small cities, there was but little evidence that pupil classification had kept pace with other changes.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 35, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 37 Number 9, 1936, p. 19-29
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20606, Date Accessed: 10/23/2021 12:25:36 AM

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