Pupil Participation in Extra-Curricular Activities in the High Schools of Everett and Seattle, Washington
by Fred C. Ayer - 1926
Any treatment of the values which are attached to membership in extra-curricular activities on the part of high-school students must take definitely into account the actual extent of the participation. Participation in extra-curricular activities, to a very large degree, has been made a matter of voluntary effort on the part of students, so that the administrative organization of a fine variety of extra-curricular activities does not, in itself, guarantee that all pupils will be properly cared for. On the contrary, it may very well be that a considerable percentage of the pupils are not being reached by the extra-curricular offering and that they complete their school course practically immune to the important socializing influences which are being encountered by a majority of the high-school pupils.
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