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: 47
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8. V/fritten asstffisents prepared half the tine
9. Hever recltes°
Carrothers then submitted a like questionnaire to parents
and other outsider®. fhe replies were as follows*
1* Heavy load of teachers
2* \ Laok of Interest on part of pupil
3, Laok of understanding
I. Indlffei'ence and unconcern on part ©f teacher
5. Inability of pupil
0. Parental imconcsrn
T Community laok ©f understanding of education
8. Inability of educators to measure educational
9. Spoon feeding In home, school, and coraiunity
10. Rigidity of curriculum^
To the above Garrotters adds some reason® of his own.
3Da summation of causes for failure as revealed by his study,
he lists the following:
1. Heavy teacher load
2. Teacher Indifference
3. Parental unconcern
4. Community misunders tandlng of education
5. Inadequate measures ©f education _
6. Inflexible curricula and regulations10
In the above response® from diverse groups it is evi-
dent that there are some correlative answers. Lack of In-
terest on the part of both teacher and pupil appears In all
three lists of reasons for failurej lack of flexibility la
curriculum and method appears la two lists; community mis-
conception of education appears in twoj and heavy teacher
%eorge 1, Carrothers, "Why Bo Ugh School Pupils Fall?"
Rational Association of Secondary School Principals Bulletin,
XXX (March, 19^6), 2 9^6.
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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/m1/53/: accessed March 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .