TITLE

Critical Problems in the Administration of Student Activities

AUTHOR(S)
Johnston, Edgar G.
PUB. DATE
May 1952
SOURCE
Education Digest;May1952, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the critical problems in the administration of student activities in the U.S. In considering the place of student activities in the secondary school, one is struck by the remarkable development which has taken place in the activities program in the past three decades. Paralleling the more formal activities of the classroom and course of study is a vast array of clubs of various types, athletic teams, assembly programs, social gatherings, musical and dramatic performances, and journalistic enterprises. This school within a school rivals the formal curriculum in its claim for the interest and attention of pupils, as well as in its demands on the time and energy of teachers.
ACCESSION #
21882214

 

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