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: 78
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repetition of courses that might be used otherwise for
providing needed facilities and curricular offerings in the
school. These students often develop Into maladjusted
adults la the coasaunity just a® they were maladjusted stu-
dents while lis school. For this reason, their social and
economic contribution to society is likely to be negative
and destructive rather than positive end constructive. The
amount of social and economic loss caused by such an indi-
vidual Is beyond measurement, but it is certainly a serious
16. the problem of failures in high school cannot be
totally eliminated because of lack of control on the part
of the school over compleji personal and environmental fac-
tors involved in the individual pupil's difficulty.
IT. She problem of failures is primarily an educa-
tional one, and remedies must be sought and developed within
the school system itself.
She following recommendations are presented as outgrowths
of this study:
1. It is recommended that schools study the problem of
failure as It pertains to them and make an effort to deter-
mine the factors What are most influential in causing fail-
ure. With this knowledge, remedial measures can be under-
taken with more assurance of some degree of success.
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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/m1/84/: accessed June 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .