This one goes back 85 years. Part 1 and Part 2 of the Meriam Report from 1928 deal with Indian Education. You can read the whole report on NARF’s website here.
It is true in all education, but especially in the education of people situated as are the American Indians, that methods must be adapted to individual abilities, interests, and needs. A standard course of study, routine classroom methods, traditional types of schools, even if they were adequately supplied-and they are not-would not solve the problem.
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