America's educational needs / edited by Grant S. McClellan.


New York : H.W. Wilson Company, 1958.

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Subjects Education -- United States.
Education.
Éducation -- États-Unis.
United States.
Series Reference shelf ; v. 30, no. 5.
Description 269 pages ; 20 cm.
Copyright Date 1958.
Notes "Prepared to provide material on the 'problem area' designated by the National University Extension Association for high school debate and discussion in the academic year 1958-1959."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-269).
Contents I. Diagnosis and challenges. The spirit of American education / George S. Counts ; The real trouble with U.S. education / Business Week ; Against the "life adjustment" school / Arthur Bestor ; An answer / Howard G. Spalding ; From an educational researcher / Sam M. Lambert ; U.S. education: an indictment / H.G. Rickover ; We do not teach them how to think / Marc Raeff ; Great challenges for education / Hollis L. Caswell -- II. More specific problems. The deeper problem in education / Life ; A defense of progressive education / William H. Kilpatrick ; Teacher shortage: cause and cure / Irving Adler ; Pay and the professor / Beardsley Ruml ; The new avalanche of college-age Americans / Herman R. Allen ; Rising college costs / Milton Bracker ; Free minds and open universities / Louis M. Hacker ; The law of the land / Earl Warren ; The plight of science education / Howard A. Meyerhoff ; Separation of church and state ; A Catholic viewpoint / Virgil C. Blum ; In favor of federal aid / Wayne Morse ; Against federal aid -- III. Lessons from abroad. Education in the Western world / James B. Conant ; In favor of Europe's system / H.G. Rickover ; Nature of the Soviet scientific challenge / R.E. Marshak ; Are Soviet schools better than ours? / Andrew R. MacAndrew ; Education in Britain ; Changes in Europe's secondary schools ; Late reforms in Russia ; A Britisher's view / W. Kenneth Richmond ; Is European education better? / Byron S. Hollinshead -- IV. Toward improvements. Changes within the democratic pattern / National Education Association Journal ; White House conference report ; On higher education ; The president's message ; Can our high schools do the job? / Carnegie Corporation of New York Quarterly ; The advanced placement program / S.A. Kendrick ; Priority for science education / James R. Killian, Jr. ; Communications and education / John L. Burns ; A place for junior colleges / U.S. News and World Report ; The middle way is the best way / Earl H. Hanson ; Education and the future of America.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)756605
(OCoLC)ocm00756605
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WorldCat Identities McClellan, Grant S.,
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