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Toward a More Common Common School

by Lawrence A. Cremin - 1950

We have simply discovered that the ideals, methods, loyalties, and allegiances on which democracy must stand do not automatically emerge out of common association in a schoolroom. These can be realized only through a program of deliberate education for democracy. The latter then becomes the essence of continued movement toward making our common schools ever more effective training grounds for our democratic way of life.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 51 Number 5, 1950, p. 308-319
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 5222, Date Accessed: 5/31/2020 1:38:37 PM

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