Secondary Education for Youth in Modern America

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CONTENTS
PAGE
FOREWORDv
PREFACEvii
I. INTRODUCTION--BASIC THEORY AND DEFINITIONS1
The Nature of Secondary Education2
The School as a Social Institution5
The Supplementary Character of the School9
II. THE OBJECTIVES OF SECONDARY EDUCATION13
Seven Objectives of Education13
Teachers and the Objective's of Education15
Types of Life Needs as Educational Objectives17
III. THE PROBLEMS AND NEEDS OF YOUTH27
The Increased Variability of Needs, Capacities, and Interests of Youth28
The Problems of Youth32
IV. RECENT CHANGES AND CURRENT TRENDS IN AMERICAN LIFE43
Home--Industry and Commerce--International Relations--Urbanization--Transportation--Communications--Leisure--Science and Invention--Religion--Government--Rural Life--Ideals and Philosophy

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