An Experiment in a Rural School
by Fannie Wyche Dunn & Marcia Everett - 1924
There are two quite distinct types of educational organization; the graded school system of the city and the "ungraded" or one-teacher" type of the rural schools. In the former, children are assembled into groups of fairly homogeneous mental ability and educational achievement, so that a number of them may be instructed at the same time in the same subject. In the latter, there are usually fewer children assigned to one teacher, but these children vary widely in age and advancement, usually ranging from the first grade through the eighth.
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