Education and the cult of efficiency; a study of the social forces that have shaped the administration of the public schools.

[Chicago] University of Chicago Press [1962] .

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Subjects Administration scolaire -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Education -- United States -- History.
Éducation -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
School management and organization -- United States -- History.
School management and organization.
United States.
Description 273 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1962]
Summary "Raymond Callahan's lively study exposes the alarming lengths to which school administrators went, particularly in the period from 1910 to 1930, in sacrificing educational goals for to the demands of business proceedures."
Contents The Prelude 1900-1910 -- Reform-conscious America discovers the efficiency expert -- Criticism and response in the early years of the efficiency era -- American educators apply the great panacea -- The educational efficiency experts in action -- The "factory system" in education- the platoon school -- Instruction follows accounting -- A new profession takes form -- Efficiency's progeny -- An American tragedy in education.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)176500
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Callahan, Raymond E., 1921-2010.
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