ERIC Number: ED097283
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1937
Reference Count: 0
The Unique Function of Education in American Democracy.
Educational Policies Commission, Washington, DC.
This book, published in 1937, discusses public education and its unique function in American democracy. Among the topics discussed are the following: (1) how educational leadership must reconsider its position in society and obligations to society's needs following World War I; (2) the development of education in the United States; (3) the role and responsibilities of education in society; (4) how democracy and individualism provided the context for public education; (5) how education was regarded as an aid in assuring equality of preparation for economic opportunity; (6) how social changes, new interests and ideas demand educational readjustments; (7) the nature of education and its obligations; and (8) conditions necessary on administrative and other levels for the discharge of educational obligations. (Author/RM)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Policies Commission, Washington, DC.
Note: Out of Print