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: 11
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©mt of these failures as $75,000.18 Is proportion, what a
tremendous financial waste to the whole country would he
the total aggregate of all high-school failures for one year
According to Spears, it would tee infinitely better t©
spend such sums ®a reading clinics, new types of courses,
and the like* He adds, "Anfcvestment in growth and develop-
ment is such More exciting pedagogically than an Investment
in frustration and failure.
On these counts, therefore, any attempt to discover
the causes for high-school failure and to suggest ways in
which these failures nay he lessened is particularly worth-
while and is tie justification for the present study.
1%arol« Spears* "High School Baa Wet to Beach Its Full
Stature, * American School Board Journal. CXVI (March, 19*8),
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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/m1/17/: accessed February 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .