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Thesis (M.A.)—University of Nebraska—Lincoln, 1931. Department of School Administration.


Copyright 1931, the author. Used by permission.


Report cards exhibit wide variation as to content and they vary greatly in the forms of expression. The present investigation is an effort to ascertain, as clearly as possible, the preferences and wishes of parents as to content, meaning, and form of expression used in school reports to parents of children who attend school in grades from the first to the sixth including both. The purpose of this study is to increase the effectiveness of report cards by the selection of component elements, forms of expression, and bases upon which may be built up a mutual understanding of the marks assigned.

Advisors: K. O. Broady and F. E. Henzlik