Ridley, Clarence E.; Simon, Herbert A.; Rybczynski, Henrietta
March 1938
Education Digest;Mar1938, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p60
This article explains the need to establish measurements on the quality of U.S. public elementary education. The New York Regents evaluated the New York school system in terms of the social competence of school children. Three instruments were used: a battery of tests given to large numbers of pupils who were about to leave school; reports from the schools themselves on individual leavers; and interviews with pupils who had left school.


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