Rural School Survey of New York State
Excerpt from Rural School Survey of New York State: School Buildings and Grounds This study of the school buildings of rural communities of New York state should be suggestive to those who are interested in, or responsible for, the administration of rural schools. In addition to presenting a body of suggestive facts Dr. Butterworth has made two valuable contributions. His development of a score card that is especially adapted to the rating of the small school building should be of material assistance to rural school superintendents. Of fundamental importance is the philosophy of administration that characterizes his discussion of improvement of school facilities. The ideal of leadership in securing better school buildings permeates his whole discussion. Its significance is likely to be overlooked by the school administrator. This survey of the rural schools of New York state was made possible by the Commonwealth Fund. This Fund not only furnished the money for the..