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: 75
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As a result of this research la the field of academic
failures 1® high schools, the following conclusions appear
to be warranted s
1# It is impossible t© assert that any one factor or
cans© is the preponderant influence in determining the fail-
ure of pupils.
2. Views concerning reasons for failure vary widely.
v 3. The attitude of the public toward failure in high
school is different from that of educators and administra-
tors . For instance, laymen are likely to blame the short-
comings of the public-school system for the failure of pu-
pils, whereas teachers and other school people recognize
that many factors arast be taken into account if the cause
for failure is to be determined,
4. The problem of failure is an individual onej the
factors influencing lack of success in academic courses for
one student will not suffice to explain similar failure by
another pupil in the same course. This fact indicates that
a wide array of personal and environmental factors in the
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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/m1/81/: accessed July 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .