The New Education
"[...]kinds and classes of work. The terms are too short and the vacations too long.... More than half of the children drop out by the time they are fourteen or fifteen, the limits of the compulsory attendance age, because the work of the schools is behind the age of the pupils, and we do not teach them the things which lead them and their parents to think it will be worth their while to remain." Observe that Judge Draper writes of the graded schools only. Could you conceive of a more stinging rebuke to an institution from a man who is making it his business to know its innermost workings? These statements refer, not to the small percentage of children who go to[...]."
- Paperback | 212 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 9.91mm | 317.51g
- 10 Mar 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations