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Campus Quiz

January 15, 2001

Austin Peay began as a normal school. What does that term mean?

Answer: Normal schools were the two-year institutions for teacher training. The term normal was borrowed from the French ecole normale, which designated institutions created for the training of teachers.
January 15, 2001

Austin Peay began as a “normal” school. What does that term mean?

Answer: Normal schools were the two-year institutions for teacher training. The term “normal” was borrowed from the French ecole normale, which designated institutions created for the training of teachers.