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Dalton System

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noun

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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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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