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ERIC Number: ED010960
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1958
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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THE PROBLEM OF THE SMALL HIGH SCHOOL.
SUMPTION, M. R.
THE AUTHOR PERCEIVES THE JOB OF THE HIGH SCHOOL AS OFFERING GENERAL EDUCATION AND PREVOCATIONAL TRAINING TO ALL ON THE SAME BASIS. DEFINING THE LATTER AS COLLEGE PREPARATORY, COMMERCIAL, AND VOCATIONAL SUBJECTS, HE DISCUSSES THE PROBLEMS IN THIS DUAL PRESENTATION BY A SMALL HIGH SCHOOL. A CURRICULUM PROGRAM FOR A COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL, SUITED TO A MINIMUM OF 300 STUDENTS FOR EFFICIENCY, IS PRESENTED. POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEMS DISCUSSED INCLUDE (1) CONSOLIDATION, (2) COOPERATIVE ARRANGEMENTS BETWEEN DISTRICTS FOR PERSONNEL AND MATERIALS, (3) EXPANSION OF SERVICES OFFERED BY THE INTERMEDIATE DISTRICT, (4) COOPERATION WITH REGIONAL TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS, AND (5) REORGANIZATION OF GRADES IN THE SIX-SIX PLAN. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF RELATED PUBLICATIONS IS INCLUDED. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FROM THE OFFICE OF FIELD SERVICES, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, URBANA, ILLINOIS, FOR $0.15. (FS)
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Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Coll. of Education.
Identifiers: Illinois (Urbana)