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New schools for a new culture

Charles Marshall MacConnell

New schools for a new culture

the story of the Evanston Township High School core program

by Charles Marshall MacConnell

  • 160 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

  • Education, Secondary.,
  • Education -- Experimental methods.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Charles M. MacConnell [and others]
    LC ClassificationsLB1026 .M34 1953
    The Physical Object
    Pagination196 p.
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6109801M
    LC Control Number52005723

    Yes, the task of creating a new school culture is difficult, but with creativity, commitment, and energy, it is possible. Many schools have done it. Even the smallest advances that we can make toward creating a school culture in which everyone feels safe, valued, productive, and creative is an important contribution and worth the effort.

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