Hicks, G. T.
November 1934
Education;Nov1934, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p159
Academic Journal
The article discusses findings of a survey of superintendents and high school students about factors to consider when planning curriculum changes. Youth needs the companionship of teachers who understand adolescent nature. Youth needs to shoulder responsibility. Youth needs a sense of group consciousness. Students need the right kind of guidance. They need civic and social responsibility. Students also need vocational training. Greater emphasis should be placed on moral and ethical character of students.


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