Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Education

Major Professor

Dr. A. Montgomery Johnston

Committee Members

Dr. Alberta Lowe, Dr. John W. Gilliland, & Ira N. Chiles


The foregoing conclusions would imply that the arguments presented in Chapter II for multiple-grade grouping need to be modified . Though there appear to be some advantages to multiple-grade grouping, these advantages are not sharply defined. While it is possible to argue that these advantages would have been more apparent had different techniques and practices been employed in the multiple-grade classes, this remains to be demonstrated .

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