Editorial Research Reports on Education in America

Congressional Quarterly, 1968 - 176 páginas

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Página 53 - A dominant characteristic of students in the current generation is that they are gloriously contented both in regard to their present day-to-day activity and their outlook for the future.
Página 17 - A Manual on Certification Requirements for School Personnel in the United States (Washington, DC: National Education Association, National Commission on Teacher Education and Professional Standards, 1957, 1964, 1970).
Página 17 - The fundamental theory of liberty upon which all governments in this Union repose excludes any general power of the State to standardize its children by forcing them to accept instruction from public teachers only. The child is ' not the mere creature of the State; those who nurture him and direct his destiny have the right, coupled with the high duty, to recognize and prepare him for additional obligations.
Página 34 - Rarely have US corporations assumed a role so fraught with danger for the society, as well as for themselves, or so filled with responsibility and opportunity. For over the long run, the new business-government thrust is likely to transform both the organization and the content of education, and through it, the character and shape of American society itself.
Página 70 - Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, St.
Página 55 - What the railroads did for the second half of the last century and the automobile for the first half of this century may be done for the second half of this century by the knowledge industry: that is, to serve as the focal point for national growth. And the university is at the center of the knowledge process.
Página 50 - I continue to hear and see nonsense about the nature of the struggle there. I sometimes wonder at the gullibility of educated men and the stubborn disregard of plain facts by men who are supposed to be helping our young to learn — especially to learn how to think.
Página 13 - It is therefore proposed that they learn those things that are likely to be most useful and most ornamental.
Página 55 - Paradoxical as it sounds," writes a philosophy professor, "the real problem of our college youth is to discover some authority, both private and public, that will make possible authentic individuality.
Página 133 - department' means the Department of State, the Department of Defense, the Atomic Energy Commission, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the...

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