School-Community Relations and Maladjusted Youth
by Carl L. Marburger - 1966
Education, in its broadest sense, is the development of sets of relationships. The relationships of mother to infant, of parent or parent- surrogate to child, of teacher to child and to youth—these are the contexts in which we are educated. If these adult-child relationships are consistently nurturing and accepting, the learnings of the unique child-organism will be grounded in human and positive social values. If the adult-child milieu is more consistently hostile and rejecting, the education of that child will be oriented toward less human values with resultant behavior inimical to positive growth.
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