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: 44
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3 Low economic status of homes
a. Parental antagonism to education
b. Necessity to supplement family income
c. Eoonomic strain
d. lack of cultural influences
f. Frequent moves
g. Lack of good health care
h. Lack of adequate study place
B. Control of school by conservative element
(both public and teaching and administratlve
1. Aims of education out of date
2. Lack of scientific approach
3. Ttodemooratic administration
4. Curriculum not adapted to needs of community
5. Arbitrary standards of promotion
6. Erroneous conception of learner and learning
7* Adult standards for pupils
8. lack of professional improvement
9, Failure to inform public
10. Inadequate financing
11. Kacial, national and political prejudices
C. Low regard for education
1. Poor financing
2. Pogc standards for teachers
a. Low training equipment
h. poor physical condition
c. Low personality
d. Low social integration
e. Low Intelligence
B. Inadequate understanding by parents
1. Bfersh discipline
f. Failure to guide child's leisure
* Lack ©f protection from adult tensions
5. Broken homes -
1. Immigrant problem
1. Bi~lingualism in the borne .
2. Attendance in native-language schools4
In summing up, Burton says*
The various primary causes in the learner, in the
school, in the hone and in the eosuaunity . . place
pupils often in physloal settings for learning which
*Ibld., pp. %58-#60.
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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/m1/50/: accessed February 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .