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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.
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Origin of Dalton System

named after Dalton, Massachusetts, where it was first used in the high schools
Also called Dalton Plan.
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