Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science

Degree Discipline



A seemingly unwarranted number of failures over a period of years has caused much concern among leading educators. Our democratic form of government tends to develop growth and wholesome life, not from a saturated condition of failure, hat from sound and meaningful educations. standards and policies which must be transferred to all. Varied studies are being made to approach a definite and workable to eliminate educational usages which aid in destroying pupil personalities. If the American ideal of education for *all the children of all the people" is ever going to be no re than empty words, ways must be found to fit the school to the needs of the slow learners as effectively as to the more rapid learners

When educators first began to realize that something could be done to alleviate this condition, they began pointing out individual cases for such failure. However, in this investigation certain factors causing failure of pupils at Jack Yates High School. Houston, Teres, from September 1943 to June 1946 will be represented. Hot how many pupils failed, but "why pupils failed" is certainly of more pertinent value. It is hoped that the information gathered will serve to eliminate some of the pitfalls which have victimized previous students.

Committee Chair/Advisor

J. M. Drew


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View





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