TITLE

NEWS NOTES

AUTHOR(S)
McKean, Robert C.; Taylor, Bob L.
PUB. DATE
February 1975
SOURCE
Educational Leadership;Feb75, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p359
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents news briefs related to educational developments in the U.S. published in the February 1975 issue of the journal 'Educational Leadership.' Encouragement to Hawaiian school children to take up careers in performing arts; Proposal of incorporation of basic sailing course in high school curriculum; Role of the press in school journalism.
ACCESSION #
7724655

 

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