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Dalton System

noun
1.
a method of progressive education whereby students contract to carry through on their own responsibility the year's work as divided up into monthly assignments.
Also called Dalton Plan.
Origin of Dalton System
named after Dalton, Massachusetts, where it was first used in the high schools
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