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Educational Foundations and Curriculum
The argument that the schools can do a great deal to direct and facilitate social change seems valid when we consider the school's sphere of influence. Today a million teachers are entrusted with the task of educating more than 25,000,000 pupils. For twelve years these millions of boys and girls are under the direction of school teachers--certainly no other professional or civic group has an opportunity of like magnitude. If the teaching group should effectively unite upon a comprehensive program its influence on social change would be considerable.
Samuelson, E. E. (1936). Teachers and Social Leadership. Washington Education Journal, 15(6), 142-143.
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