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State Legislation And State Board Rulings Relating To Superintendents Of Schools, C. A. Clark Aug 1933

State Legislation And State Board Rulings Relating To Superintendents Of Schools, C. A. Clark

Master's Theses

The problem of this thesis is to show what specific legislation the states now have in force relating to superintendents of schools and also to what extent state board rulings now in effect relate to them. No attempt is made to determine what legislation or rulings should be made by the states or state boards. It is merely a compilation of laws and regulations as they now exist. The thesis embraces a study of the latest available school laws of each state and additional information relating to state board rulings, secured from letters or pamphlets received from the offices of ...


A Study Of The Educational Program In Kansas In Relation To The State's Ability To Support Public Education, Glenn C. Archer Jun 1933

A Study Of The Educational Program In Kansas In Relation To The State's Ability To Support Public Education, Glenn C. Archer

Master's Theses

This thesis will deal primarily with one phase of the social problem just raised and may be stated thus, "The Educational Program in Kansas in Relation to the State's Ability to Support Public Education." It is the writer's purpose to present the facts relative to the ability of the state of Kansas to support public education. After these have been presented we will be in a better position to propose more intelligently the better policy to pursue in respect to education in our state. The problem of taxation in the state of Kansas is receiving more attention now ...


A Comparative Analysis Of State Courses Of Study In Character Education, Robert Burnett May 1933

A Comparative Analysis Of State Courses Of Study In Character Education, Robert Burnett

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine what the state Departments of Education have done to carry out definite programs in character education in elementary and secondary schools. This problem is limited to special courses of study in character education issued by certain State Departments of Education. According to the United States Bureau of Education at Washington, D. c., only six of the forty-eight states have prepared special courses of study in this field. In this study a comparative analysis is made of these courses of study as to character traits and objectives, methods of procedure in developing the ...


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.


A Survey In The High Schools Of Western Kansas On The Relation Of Training And Experience Of Teachers Of Commercial Subjects To The Achievement Of Pupils Enrolled In These Classes, Melvin Wilbur Torrey Aug 1932

A Survey In The High Schools Of Western Kansas On The Relation Of Training And Experience Of Teachers Of Commercial Subjects To The Achievement Of Pupils Enrolled In These Classes, Melvin Wilbur Torrey

Master's Theses

While assisting in the work of the commerce department of the Fort Hays Kansas State College, the writer frequently had called to his attention the degree of thoroughness, or lack of it, with which high school students are being prepared for college work. This degree of preparation presented itself frequently in the matter of preview tests given to beginning college students in commercial courses, the purpose of which was to discover the placement of these students in college classes. For instance, many classes in the commercial department of the college require for entrance on the part of the student, certain ...


A Comparison In The Efficiency Of The Teaching Of Arithmetic In Grades Four To Eight, Inclusive, In The Standard And Non-Standard, One-Room Rural Schools Of Western Kansas, Roy Ernest Mohr May 1932

A Comparison In The Efficiency Of The Teaching Of Arithmetic In Grades Four To Eight, Inclusive, In The Standard And Non-Standard, One-Room Rural Schools Of Western Kansas, Roy Ernest Mohr

Master's Theses

Considerable discussion regarding the effectiveness of the teaching in the one-room rural school versus the standard school has been going on for some time, and it is hoped that the results of this study will throw some light on this subject which appears to be more or less perplexing at the present time. Education has become a science and its accomplishments can be quite definitely measured by the use of standardized tests. Before their time, the task of comparing schools in educational achievement was practically impossible; with age-grade and achievement norms scientifically determined, it became a simple matter to make ...


A Comparative Study Of Pupils, Teachers, And Expenditures Of Standard And Non-Standard One-Room Rural Schools Of North-West Kansas., Myrtel Newbold May 1932

A Comparative Study Of Pupils, Teachers, And Expenditures Of Standard And Non-Standard One-Room Rural Schools Of North-West Kansas., Myrtel Newbold

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is primarily to secure facts from which a comparison of the Standard and the Non-Standard one-room rural schools may be made in order to determine whether or not the expenditures of the Standard one-room rural school are greater than those of the Non-Standard one-room rural school, and whether or not the achievement of the pupils in the Standard one-room rural school is sufficiently greater than that of the pupils in the Non-Standard one-room rural school to pay to maintain the Standard one-room rural school on its present basis.


A Study Of Music Education In The Senior High Schools Of Western Kansas, William Robert Horn May 1932

A Study Of Music Education In The Senior High Schools Of Western Kansas, William Robert Horn

Master's Theses

The purpose of this thesis is to present the following specific facts regarding music education in the State of Kansas. (1) To survey the general status of music in the senior high schools of Western Kansas; (2) To ascertain the professional preparation and teaching experience of the music teachers in these schools; (3) To make a survey of the teaching load of the music teacher; (4) To learn the equipment of the music departments; (5) To study the finance and financing of the music departments; (6) To survey the music courses of the senior high schools; (7) To learn of ...


A Survey Of The Teaching Of Physical Education In Western Kansas, William Mcmullen May 1932

A Survey Of The Teaching Of Physical Education In Western Kansas, William Mcmullen

Master's Theses

In general this thesis is a survey of the teaching of Physical Education in the schools of Western Kansas, together with recommendations and suggestions for its improvement as the data warrants. The specific purposes of the study are these: first, to discover the extent to which Physical Education is offered in the schools of Western Kansas; second, to ascertain the personal and professional qualifications of the Physical Education directors; third, to determine the amount of Physical Education work required of each student in order to complete a high school course; fourth, to discover if room, equipment, and supplies are furnished ...


A Study Of The Relation Of Achievement In Particular Fields In High School To Achievement In Particular Fields In College: Being A Study Of 280 Freshmen Who Entered The Fort Hays Kansas State College In September, 1930, Ellsworth Dodrill Apr 1932

A Study Of The Relation Of Achievement In Particular Fields In High School To Achievement In Particular Fields In College: Being A Study Of 280 Freshmen Who Entered The Fort Hays Kansas State College In September, 1930, Ellsworth Dodrill

Master's Theses

This study has two purposes. The first one is to determine the high school achievement of the Freshman class who entered the Fort Hays Kansas State College in September, 1930. The second purpose is to determine to what extent college success in the various fields, English, Mathematics, Natural Science, and Social Science, can be predicted from success in the corresponding fields in high school.


The Probable Efficiency Of A Vocabulary Notebook In The Teaching Of Latin Vocabulary., David L. Megill Jan 1932

The Probable Efficiency Of A Vocabulary Notebook In The Teaching Of Latin Vocabulary., David L. Megill

Master's Theses

Since the findings of the Classical Investigation have been reported, makers of Elementary Latin Textbooks have, among other things, stressed basal Latin vocabulary and English words derived therefrom. As a means of achieving a mastery of a larger vocabulary, they often advise the teacher to require pupils to make and keep a vocabulary notebook. Particularly this is advised in the Ullman-Henry Elementary Latin texts which the writer has used for the past six years. Upon submitting to the publishers of the Ullman-Henry texts, the vocabulary notebook which he had developed in teaching these texts, the writer received the comment that ...


The Executive Of The Consolidated Schools In Western Kansas, Alexander Vardaman Anderson Jul 1930

The Executive Of The Consolidated Schools In Western Kansas, Alexander Vardaman Anderson

Master's Theses

The purposes of this study are: 1. To determine the extent or scope of the activities performed by the executives of consolidated schools in Western Kansas. 2. To discover the amount of time which those executives devote to each of such activities. 5. To ascertain the personal and professional qualifications of the executives of consolidated schools in Western Kansas. 4. To enumerate the mistakes or failures of the executives of consolidated schools in Western Kansas from the viewpoint of the teachers under supervision. 5. To determine if the administration of consolidated schools might be improved and to suggest remedial measures ...