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The San Antonio Public School System; A Survey Conducted by J.F.Bobbittjanuary, 1915 (Paperback) Loot Price: R335
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The San Antonio Public School System; A Survey Conducted by J.F.Bobbittjanuary, 1915 (Paperback): John Franklin Bobbitt

The San Antonio Public School System; A Survey Conducted by J.F.Bobbittjanuary, 1915 (Paperback)

John Franklin Bobbitt

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1915. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Chapter III. EDUCATION FOR VOCATION. Most of the 22,000 children of school age in San Antonio will in time be obliged to earn their living. The school should therefore deal with every pupil on the theory that he will be obliged to earn his living. Since one's work is as important as any other function that one will ever perform, if public money is to be expended for education at all, this should doubtless have a share proportionate to its value. A city should expect full returns for this investment through the increased productiveness of labor efficiency. We cannot know what vocation any given child will follow; but we do know that the labors which are done today must be done tomorrow. The vocational distribution of the present adult population shows the approximate distribution of the population ten or twenty years hence, when the pupils now in school shall have taken up their adult responsibilities. However much parents may wish their sons to take professional or managerial courses, as a matter of fact there can be no greater proportion of lawyers, doctors, journalists, or engineers, in the next generation than there are in this. There must in fact be just as great a proportion as now of plumbers, carpenters, mechanics, mercantile employees, railroad men, factory operatives, etc. While it is the school's duty to help those who are to enter professional and managerial callings as fully as possible, it is none the less the duty of the school to provide equally for effective training for those who enter every other useful calling. Since comparatively few students will ever enter the professions, the chief vocational responsibility of the schools lies in helping those who are to enter agriculture, manufacture, mechanical trades, commerce, transportation, public se...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: John Franklin Bobbitt
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 78
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-17404-9
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-150-17404-8
Barcode: 9781150174049

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