So That All May Learn - The Story of the Springfield Public Schools

Illinois University Report on the Schools

On the whole, the thinking which has guided the leadership of the Springfield school system has been closely in accord with the leading professional thought of contemporary educational specialists in the United States - Illinois University report, 1948

There are a number of strong points in the administration of the Springfield school system: there is vigorous leadership, there is democratic participation of teachers, individual initiative is encouraged, morale is generally good, and administrative attitudes are conducive to the promotion of improvements in the school program.- Illinois University study, 1948

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