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American High School Administration


reviewed by Howard G. Spalding - 1951

coverTitle: American High School Administration
Author(s): Will French, J. Dan Hull, B. L. Dodds
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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DURING the past twenty years important changes have occurred in our secondary schools.1 Early in the 1930*5 the Committee on Orientation of Secondary Education, under the leadership of Professor Thomas H. Briggs, defined the philosophy and purposes of secondary education in a way that gave new directions to the work of our schools. A second committee, formed within the National Association of Secondary School Principals and with Professor Will French as chairman, has done much Valuable work in promoting improved practices in our high schools. Recently, the program of Life Adjustment Education, under the leadership of Dr. Dan Hull, has given further impetus to the development of a different and better kind of secondary school. The kind of school our present-day American society requires is clearly indicated in this book. It is a school that will serve all normal adolescents, providing for all a broad and vital program of general education... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 52 Number 8, 1951, p. 515-515
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 5144, Date Accessed: 7/21/2019 3:32:17 PM

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