The Unique Character of American Secondary Education

The Unique Character of American Secondary Education

The Unique Character of American Secondary Education

The Unique Character of American Secondary Education

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CHARLES HUBBARD JUDD UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

A FRIEND of mine who is the principal of an elementary school on the West Side of Chicago, near the stockyards, tells me that some years ago there came into his office a Bohemian who introduced himself in broken English as the father of one of the boys in the school. The father said that his son, who was in the eighth grade, was being encouraged by his teacher to enter high school. He wanted to know whether it was true that the boy could go to high school. The principal assured him that it was and added the comment that the boy was bright and was doing very well . . .

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