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: 40
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3. fhla significant pattern seems to be relatively
constant for areas with very disparate geographical and
social conditions j therefore, Its cause should be sought
in educational and not in enviroraiiental factors.
Doubt has been expressed by competent authorities
as to the accuracy and validity of standard objective testa
In certain subjects, This doubt increases in strength from
Informational to esthetic subjects. It probably would not
be safe to consider of equal weight the failure to achieve
a satisfactory grade on objective testing in the more
esthetic and appreciative subjects and the problem of sub-
ject failure as commonly understood.
5. Mathematics, English, and the social studies, in
the order named, are the high-school subjects in which the
largest number of failures occurs.
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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/m1/46/: accessed May 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .