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: 28
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may lie seen that the sciences, mathematics, and foreign lan-
guages lead In the percentage of failure.
SUBJECT FAILURES I* LaCBOSSE, WIS0OJISI!!,
HIGH Bomom FOE THE YEM 1922*
Per Sent of
Science . . . . . 12.1
Latin . . . 11.5
History . 9.5 .
English .... w . 9.5
French . . . 8,5
6ean@ree ........... 7.0
*B. I. ffoCornlok, "Study of Failure, *
School Review. XXX (June, 1922}, %31-4^2.
Other surveys. — The following tables give additional
data on subject failure In seven other large high-school
Although these tables are incomplete from the stand-
point that all schools did not make a complete report, the
pattern is approximately the same; namely, that the highest
percentage of failures is found in mathematics, foreign lan-
guages , and science, with mathematics leading all other
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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/m1/34/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .