An Examination of High School Failures as Revealed in the Literature of the Subject in Order to Determine the Nature, Extent, Causes and Remedies Page: 8
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has a very unhealthy effect on the pupil's mental
hygiene, his personal sense of security, and hi® fwi~
. da ehtal social attitudes.
Finally, it has been pointed ©at that the pres-
ence in w society of a considerable percentage ©f
adult* who have failed in school has a very adverse
effect on the confidence of the public in the
school as an agency either for personal development
or for social aweiteration*3^
fhe School Review further comments on the above state-
ment by pointing oat that certain large school ays tens, such
as Los Angeles and St* Louis, permit large numbers of pupils
to go through high school without attempting to smite them
conform to the usual requirenents for promotion or gradua-
It indicates that the high-school diploma, then, rep-
resents "merely a certificate of exposure to certain or-
ganised cultural and social influences. It does not de-
plore this situation, however, but continues: "The high
school has been wide a continuous part of the educational
process began in elementary school and is being re-designed
to meet the educational needs of all pupils in the high-
school age levels.**5
These and other trends In secondary education lead to
the conclusion that the no-failure program is a first step
in setting up a school system in which organised experiences
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Mann, Ralph. An Examination of High School Failures as Revealed in the Literature of the Subject in Order to Determine the Nature, Extent, Causes and Remedies, thesis, 1950; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130213/m1/14/: accessed March 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .