Cover

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Title Page, About the Series, Copyright

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Foreword

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pp. iii-iv

Will there be a job for me after the war? Two thirds of the school youth in Red Wing consider that unemployment, inflation, and depression will be the major postwar problems. Nearly but not quite as many rate international relations and the securing of an enduring peace at or near the top of the list. ...

Contents

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pp. v-vi

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1. Impact of the War on Organization and Services of Red Wing Schools

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pp. 1-10

Red Wing has four elementary schools and a junior-senior high school. In each elementary school building there are seven classrooms in use, together with such special rooms as library rooms, gymnasiums, and health facilities. There are in each elementary school building seven single-grade groups, ...

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2. Knowledge and Attitudes of Pupils about War-Related Matters

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pp. 11-26

The most direct and revealing method of determining the ways in which the war has affected curriculum and instruction in the schools is to study the educational product. If the pupils have a wide range of information about war-related matters, if they have attitudes toward current issues that are judged by the community to be desirable, ...

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3. The Impact of the War on the Curriculum

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pp. 27-63

A sixfold attack was made upon the problem of the impact of the war upon the curriculum of the Red Wing schools. It seemed desirable to study first what changes, if any, had taken place in the curriculum. It was felt that a survey of the subjects added or dropped during the war period would reveal the areas of changed emphasis. ...

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4. Impact of the War on Instruction in the Schools of Red Wing

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pp. 64-84

The impact of the war on instruction in the schools of Red Wing was studied in two different ways, with techniques intended to determine the ways in which war-related activities were included in the school's program and the extent to which instruction and materials reflected the impact of the war. ...

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5. Community Evaluation of the School Program

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pp. 85-118

Apart from an internal study of the impact of the war upon the schools of Red Wing, the investigators believed that much could be gained from an evaluation of public school services in wartime by various groups of interested citizens. Three major types of investigation were undertaken. ...

Other Works in the Series

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