Fagen, Stanley A.; Long, Nicholas J.
January 1976
Focus on Exceptional Children;Jan1976, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p11
Academic Journal
The article provides information on the educational system of Mark Twain School in Montgomery County, Maryland. The public school provides a short-term educational program for pre-adolescents and adolescents of normal intelligence who have difficulties with academic tasks, human relationships and self-organization. Mark Twain was designed as three schools within one to establish an environment with groups of students in small units based on age, physical maturity and social development. Activities in physical education classes are planned to foster increased physical fitness, development of motor skills, growth of interest in wholesome leisure time activities and development of lifetime sports interests.


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