CONTENTS:- The purpose of American secondary education and its implications for method; What factors have produced the American secondary school of today?; In what respects are American secondary schools different from European schools; The function of the school in America; What should be the task of the secondary school in America?; The measurement of administrative potential; The professional opportunities; Carrer challenges.
Education has been the preserve of the selected few. Previously education was given to the princes only. Education was mainly theological in the beginning and there were no such distinctions as elementary education, secondary education and higher educaiton. Secondary schools developed out of the universities that were established in the middle ages in Europe. When educaiton was secularised and due to the impact of the Industrial revolution vocational education was imparted to the students coming from the lower state.