A Comparative Study of the Authority Dimension of Organizational Climate in the Secondary Schools in the State of Wisconsin as Measured by Student Perception of Discipline in the Schools
Date of Award
Dissertation - Restricted
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
In 1965 four groups representative of the educational world in the United States issued a statement at the conclusion of a joint project on the individual and the school. The American Association of School Administrators, The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, The National Association of Secondary School Principals, and The National Educational Association Department of Rural Education had banded together to study jointly the role of the individual in the current school situation. "A Climate for Individuality" states that "the goal of helping each individual achieve his unique character is indeed one of giant proportions. The report goes on to state that "it is the schools of the land which largely assume responsibility for preserving and developing the special talent and character of each individual."...