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: 68
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difficulty. These were (1) an enriched course for able
students, (2) deleted ©r substituted material for slew stu-
dents, and (3) courses designed for very poor students in
which they may esjoy a modicum of success. Justification
for this arrangement wa® found in the fact that the survey
showed that poor students were very unlikely to attend the
regular college. Therefore, for thea the traditional col-
lege preparatory courses would he valueless, junior college
was sometimes recommended for the poor type of students who
wished to continue their education. Prior to this rear-
rangement of curriculum it was the custom for pupils who
failed in Bagllsh, mathematics, or the social studies to
drop out of school, fhe principal reports that under the
new plan many students have been enabled to finish high
school. Hibbing schools have also a planning program for
students before they enter high school.*3
Both the Lds Angeles and the St, Louis high-school
systems have, since 1938, permitted some students to finish
high school without completing thm usual requirements for
graduation. However, the usual type of diploma Is nbt
awarded to these students.^
- ^Wopple G. Friedman and P. B. Jacobs on, "Statistical
Basis for Educational Guidance,M School Beview* H*f (May,
^^Frederiok J. Weersing, "Ho failure Program,n School
Review, XLVI C y, 1933), 331-333.
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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/m1/74/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .