Should the Mathematical Content of the High School Be Curtailed?
A— Tendency to vocationalise all branches of knowledge. (a) Universities, (b) High Schools, (c) Elementary schools B— Tendency in mathematics in the High schools. C— Possibility of reducing mathematic syllabus in, (a) Algebra, (b) Geometry, (c) Trigonometry. D— Efforts of some educators to condense mathematics to a minimum. (a) Correspondence schools, (b) Some text-book authors. E— Tittle or no harm done to the Disciplinary aim or to the Cultural aim. F— Some good dons to the Utilitarian aim. Therefore the mathematical content should be reduced in the High school.
Shea, Patrick J, "Should the Mathematical Content of the High School Be Curtailed?" (1925). ETD Collection for Fordham University. AAI29336587.