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The School Psychologist

reviewed by Charles N. Morris - 1962

coverTitle: The School Psychologist
Author(s): Mary Alice White, M. W. Harris
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Public support for school guidance may very well be at an all-time high. Influential policy statements on education give prominent place to guidance, and it shares with a handful of the currently most highly valued subject-matter fields the not inconsiderable benefits of the National Defense Education Act of 1958. It is not surprising, then, that the period since World War II has been a time of extraordinarily rapid expansion of school guidance services. According to the U. S. Office of Education, 30,000 persons were engaged in "scheduled guidance activities" in secondary schools in 1960, though only about 10,000 of these were full-time guidance persons. Under the aegis of the NDEA, some 7,600 people have been enrolled in short-term guidance training institutes and 1,600 in regular session institutes. Counseling and guidance is a popular major for students enrolled for advanced degrees in education. For example, in 1960, the number of students... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 63 Number 5, 1962, p. 395-395
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3156, Date Accessed: 1/18/2021 2:11:33 PM

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