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: 59
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Holding pewer of the
In analyzing ae thods of prevention of failure and of
procedures which may serve to alleviate the widespread lack
of success in high school, it is obvious that the general
holding power of the high schools is involved. An Improve-
ment of holding power is an approximate measure of diminution
in student fid lures. That there has been marked improve-
ment in the holding power of the high schools is shown by
HOLISM? POWER OP THE HIGH SCHOOLS*
lumber Surviving Per 1,000 Pupils in the Fifth
Grade for Each Grade in High School up
through High-school Graduation
#Spears, High Schools for Today, p. 376.
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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/m1/65/: accessed March 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .