Text extracted from opening pages of book: Community Contacts ana
Participation of Teachers An Analysis of the Community
Relationships of 9,122 Public School Teachers Selected as a
National Sample By FLORENCE GREENHOE, Ph. D. Council On WASHINGTON,
D. C. dounalt On Dedicated to the belief that the extensive
diffusion of information is a profound responsibility of American
democracy, the American Council on Public Affairs is designed to
promote the spread of authoritative facts and significant opinions
concerning contemporary social and economic problems. It endeavors
to contribute to public knowledge through the publication of books,
studies and pamphlets, encouragement of adult education,
stimulation-of inter est in non-fiction materials, initiation of
research projects, organization of lectures and forums, arrangement
of radio broadcasts, issuance of timely press releases, compilation
of opinions 011 vital issues, and cooperation with other
organizations. The Council believes that the facts presented and
opinions expressed under its sponsorship deserve careful attention
and consideration. It is not, however, com mitted to these facts
and opinions in any other way. Those associated with the Council
necessarily represent different viewpoints on public questions. The
members of the Council's National Board are Harry Elmer Barnes,
Rev. John Haynes Holmes, Dr, George F. Zook, Prof. Robert 8. Lynd,
Paul Kellogg, Prof. Clyde Miller, Lowell Mellett, Rev. Henry Smith
Leiper, Walter West, Prof. Edwin B. Witte, Willard Uphaus, Dr.
Stephen P. Duggan, Elizabeth Christman, Dr. Frank P. Graham, Dr.
Arthur Burns, John B. Andrews, Prof. Max Lerner, W. Jett Lauek,
Prof. William Yandell Elliott, Prof.Paul T. Homan, Dr. Bruce
Melvin, Prof. Ernest Griffith, Dr. Clark Foreman, Delbert Clark,
Abraham Epstein, E. C. Lindeman, Clarence Pickett, Dr. Floyd W.
Beeves, Clark M. Eichelberger, Dr. Frederick L. Eedefer, Carl
Milani, E. J. Coil, Dr. Frank Kingdon, Rev. Guy Shipler, Prof. Mark
May, Dean Charles W. Pipkin, Prof. Frederic A. Ogg, and Dr. Esther
C. Brunauer. M. B. Schnapper is Executive Secretary and Editor of
Publications. T, 1941, BY THE AtJTHOK PRINTED IN THE UNITED This
study is the cooperative effort of many persons. While space
precludes mention of all, I should like to indicate those who have
contributed most directly. To the late George F. Arps, Dean of the
Graduate School of the Ohio State University, I am indebted for a
small grant-in-aid which made possible a national coverage in the
study. For statistical work, I am especially obligated to Dr. Viva
Boothe and Mr. Lester B. Kellogg of the Bureau of Business Eesearch
of the Ohio State University. To Dr. Frederick B. Lumley, Chairman
of the Department of Sociology, I wish to express appreciation for
encouragement, advice and the opportunity to work in this field. To
Dr. Lloyd Allen Cook, who served as advisor and director of the
study, I extend my thanks. His general knowledge of the field and
his interest in this specific project have been of inestimable
value. Over a period of several years he has given liberally of his
time and guidance. Those who have had the good fortune to be his
students will readily discern the evidences of his generous
scholarship. The volume is affectionately dedicated to my parents,
Maud and Emery Greenhoe, whose earlier aid and encouragement made
the venture possible. FLORENCE GREENHOE Departmentof Sociology Ohio
State University I Problems, Purposes, and Procedures 1 II Teacher
Mobility - - - - - - 15 III Social Fitness for Teaching - - - - 28
IV Conduct Codes - - - - - - 40 V Participation in Community
Activities - - 62 VI Conclusions and Interpretations - - - 75
APPENDIX A Teacher and Community Questionnaire - - 82 B Kegional
and State Data - - - - - 87 APPENDIX C Distribution of Nation's
Teachers - - - 89 APPENDIX D Bibliography - - - - - - 90 CHAPTER I,
a+ td ELIZABETH hath been engaged, during her atten dance at this
school, in storing her memory .
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