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ERIC Number: ED002185
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962-Dec
Pages: 375
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STUDIES OF THE AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL. PROJECT TALENT MONOGRAPH SERIES, MONOGRAPH NUMBER 2.
FLANAGAN, JOHN C.; AND OTHERS
A COMPREHENSIVE SURVEY OF VARIOUS FACETS OF THE AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL IS PRESENTED. MAIN AREAS ARE--(1) AN OVERALL PICTURE OF THE AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL WHICH INCLUDES INFORMATION ON SUCH CARACTERISTICS AS SCHOOL PRACTICES, POLICY, SCHOOL PLANT, PRINCIPAL AND TEACHING STAFF, AND COMMUNITY CHARACTERISTICS. AS SCHOOL PRACTICES, POLICY, SCHOOL PLANT, PRINCIPAL AND TEACHING STAFF, AND COMMUNITY CHARACTERISTICS. (2) A GUIDANCE COUNSELING SERVICE PICTURE WHICH INCLUDES--RESULTS FROM A GUIDANCE QUESTIONNAIRE, AND AN EVALUATION OF COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE POLICIES AND PRACTICES, FACILITIES AVAILABLE, AND PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION OF THE STAFF. (3) A SYSTEM FOR CLASSIFYING PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS INTO GROUPS OF COMPARABLE SCHOOLS, WHICH INCLUDES COMPARISONS SHOWING THE MAJOR DIFFERENCES AMONG THE GROUPS. (4) THE USE OF TESTS WHICH INCLUDES RESULTS OF A SURVEY OF THE TYPES OF TESTS USED IN DIFFERENT TYPES OF SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS AND THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH USED. (5) THE RELATIONSHIP OF SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY CHARACTERISTICS OF APTITUDE AND ACHIEVEMENT TESTS. AND (5) THE RELATION OF SCHOOL PRACTICES AND CHARACTERISTICS TO EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES.
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Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA.
Identifiers: Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh); PROJECT TALENT