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By MAJOR RALPH ERNEST JONES, U. S. A. Foreword by BRIGADIER GENERAL FOX CONNER, U. S. Army
A work of applied Psychology, concisely written with sufficient detail to be clear and understandable.
Endorsed by many leading officers of the Army.
The Book is clearly written; its arrangement is excellent; the subjects are wisely chosen and the generous scope of the little work is splendid.
DAVID C. SHANKS,
Major General, U. S. A.
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Military Training in High Schools
ITHIN the past year units and those who may hereafter be
the R. O. T. C. has detailed on that duty. It is repro-
After preliminary statements showLast March, a member of the Board ing the scope of the investigation and of Education of Cleveland, Ohio, pre an outline of what the military trainsented a resolution to the Board ing in high schools consists of the which instructed the Superintendent committee proceeds to analyze the sitof Schools to conduct a survey of uation and present its recommendamilitary training to determine “the tions. The report goes on to say: advisability and desirability of con Your committee is giving below tinuing or
or discontinuing military arguments which have come to its attraining in the high schools of the city
tention against military training and
in favor of military training in high of Cleveland." This was met by an
schools : amendment by the President of the
ARGUMENTS AGAINST MILITARY TRAINING Board, which approved the system of military training and called for sug
1. That eventually a militaristic
class will be created. gestions on the subject from civic or
2. That a class consciousness will be ganizations and others as to how it created. could be improved. This was adopted 3. That the training should be and the Board of Directors of the
available to all boys of a certain age, Chamber of Commerce appointed a
whether or not high school students,
or should be abandoned. committee to make the investigation.
4. That the training tends to inculThis committee has gone into the cate in some boys criminal tendencies. subject most thoroughly and its final
5. That the boys taking the train
ing can not determine for themselves report to the Board of Directors will
the difference between carrying conprove of great interest to officers of
cealed weapons, which is prohibited the Army on duty with the R. O. T. C.
by law, and carrying unconcealed