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: 21
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subjects in order to determine whether sueh a pattern of
similarity exists there also. Fortunately, adequate materi-
al is available along this line, from researeh conducted in
two of the larger high-school systems, lev York and feints.
If these schools show a definite pattern of failure in sub*
jeets, certain conclusions may be drawn from the data,
Ayer fs study of texas high spools and Espy*# investiga-
tion of failures in Sew Xork high sehools are the sources
of data for the following discussion.
fexas. — fable 5 sets forth the percentage of students
who failed in various subjects in eight fexas high schools
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warn fExas mmn smoow iv 1933-193**
Per Sent of Pupils
Mathematics ........ 13.5$
English 13 M
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Industrial art® ...... 11.@3
History .......... 10.74
Latin ........... 9.74
French .......... 9.71
Hose economies ...... 6.38
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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/m1/27/?rotate=90: accessed March 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .