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County School Administration

reviewed by Frank B. Stover - 1954

coverTitle: County School Administration
Author(s): Shirley Cooper, Charles O. Fitzwater
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Much of this very comprehensive study of one of the oldest patterns in school administration could serve as a sociological index to the basic functions in rural communities. From their own experiences in administering rural school systems and their extensive background in working with leaders in rural education from every section of the country, the authors have developed the concept of the county superintendent as an educational statesman, guiding lay citizens and professional personnel to enlarge their concepts of the purposes of the public school. To be sure, every attempt is made to present an accurate picture of the present status of county school administration. The reader will discover tables portraying everything from the value of farm products to the number of professional assistants employed by counties having the largest and the smallest number of one-teacher schools. These statistics, and the analysis made of them, will be of special interest to... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 56 Number 2, 1954, p. 108-108
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4741, Date Accessed: 9/19/2020 5:08:58 PM

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