INTERRELATIONSHIP WITH OTHER INSTITUTIONS
Education and the Family Most’of what schools do has been taken over’ from the family. Why? Because as a changing society called for increasing amounts and kinds of learning, families became inefficient places to provide them. Within American experience, basic education-reading, writing, arid arithmetic-fIrst left the family for the school. Next, came vocational education. Finally, came a variety of social learnings, ranging from music appreciation to sex education. The school has become the dumping ground for everything society felt the family no longer did well And have schools affected the family? Yes, in many ways. Schools often criticize parents and develop programs which intrude upon family routines and schedules. It has been a “two-way street.