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The Functions Of The County Superintendent Of Public Instruction In The State Of Kansas, Jesse Earl Vague Jul 1941

The Functions Of The County Superintendent Of Public Instruction In The State Of Kansas, Jesse Earl Vague

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to reveal the true status of the present incumbents in the offices of county superintendent of public instruction in Kansas. This involves three problems: first, to show the age, sex, salary, tenure of office, and the qualifications; second , to show the duties of the county superintendent and the distribution of time allotted to each; and, third, to show the methods, the objectives, and the outcomes of supervision.


Methods And Modes Of Text-Book Selection, John W. Seuser Jul 1941

Methods And Modes Of Text-Book Selection, John W. Seuser

Master's Theses

The specific objective of this thesis is to locate or determine, if possible, the residence and operation of the legislative authority or function which prescribes the kind and number of text-books used in the public schools of the several States.


The Development Of Friends Education In Kansas, Charles Arthur Beals Jul 1941

The Development Of Friends Education In Kansas, Charles Arthur Beals

Master's Theses

The problem of this thesis is to portray the history of organized Friends ( Quaker) education in Kanas; Specifically, it deals with the story of the Friends Mission School to the Shawnee Indians; of an early Subscription Common School; of the ten academies, nine 2 controlled by the II Orthodox" Fri ends and one by the "Conservative" Friends; and of the three colleges. All but two academies and two colleges are out of existence today.


The History Of The Barnes Law And Its Effect On High School Education In Kansas, Clay Walton Brown Jul 1941

The History Of The Barnes Law And Its Effect On High School Education In Kansas, Clay Walton Brown

Master's Theses

In brief, the Barnes Law is a county wide plan of taxation to aid in the cost of operation and maintenance of the high schools within the county. A Barnes county is one in which the high schools of the county are a unit operating under the provisions of the Barnes Act. In making this investigation the Historical and Statistical methods of research were divided into three parts, first the agencies and organizations used to secure facts leading to the enactment of the Barnes Law. This was done by examining the Biennial Reports of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction ...


Growth Of Color Discrimination Among School Children In Grades One To Six., Verna Wendelin Katona May 1941

Growth Of Color Discrimination Among School Children In Grades One To Six., Verna Wendelin Katona

Master's Theses

This thesis proposes to study color responses of school children from grades one to six inclusive. It endeavors to show the development of color discrimination in the school child.