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Master's Theses

Fort Hays State University

Kansas public schools

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Evolution Of The State Board Of Education, Ivan Davis Jul 1950

Evolution Of The State Board Of Education, Ivan Davis

Master's Theses

The specific problem of this report is to trace the growth of the State Board of Education in Kansas. The State Board of Education will be referred to hereafter as the State Board. This board has had its ups and downs but the Constitution of the state clearly placed the responsibility for the creation of a state system of public instruction upon the legislature. The legislature shall encourage the promotion of intellectual, moral, scientific and agricultural improvement, by establishing a uniform system of common 2 schools, and schools of a higher grade, embracing normal, preparatory, collegiate and university departments. Therefore ...


The Evolution Of Educational Opportunities In Ness County, Kansas, Charles G. Wolfe May 1950

The Evolution Of Educational Opportunities In Ness County, Kansas, Charles G. Wolfe

Master's Theses

It is the problem of this thesis, insofar as possible, to set forth the data necessary in giving one a composite history of the evolution of educational opportunities in Ness County, Kansas. To accomplish this it was necessary to trace the story of the schools, as well as the community, from their very inception in Ness County until the present time. The period to be covered in this study dates back to 1878 when the first schools were established, to the present time.


A Study Of The School Load Of Elementary School Principals In Kansas, Loren W. Wellman May 1950

A Study Of The School Load Of Elementary School Principals In Kansas, Loren W. Wellman

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study will be to present the results of facts, figures, opinions, and interpretations of school loads obtained through a questionnaire to a representative group of elementary school principals, within first, second, and third class cities of Kansas.


A Study Of The State Aid Laws And Their Application In Certain Selected States, Marvin J. Dumler Jul 1947

A Study Of The State Aid Laws And Their Application In Certain Selected States, Marvin J. Dumler

Master's Theses

Upon exploration of recent literature pertaining to school finance, abundant evidence was found to support the contention that state aid is necessary for adequate financial support for public education. The writer has been interested in educational finance for some time, and, after considerable investigation, has chosen a thesis problem which is: To study the school laws pertaining to school finance and their application in certain selected states and to suggest modifications to the state aid laws in Kansas.


The History Of Education In Kansas Since 1914, Charles H. Brooks Jan 1933

The History Of Education In Kansas Since 1914, Charles H. Brooks

Master's Theses

The general problem of this thesis is to outline and to discuss a section of the history of education in Kansas, beginning with the year 1914 and extending to 1932, and to posit its evolutionary character in its proper setting.