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A Comparative Study Of The Achievement Of Underage And Overage Third Grade Boys And Girls., Carl M. Maw Aug 1968

A Comparative Study Of The Achievement Of Underage And Overage Third Grade Boys And Girls., Carl M. Maw

All Master's Theses

It is the intention of this study to gain some insight into the problem of starting boys and girls into school at an age when they may be too immature to cope with the pressures of the school environment. The purpose of his study, then, is to locate, compare and analyze some of the differences that seem to exist between the two sexes. This study will consist to two separate by integral sections: the first being the survey of literature and the second being a comparison of the achievement of underage and overage pupils.


An Empirical Study To Determine The Effect Of A Physical Fitness Program On Academic Achievement And Reading Ability, E. Douglas Garland Aug 1968

An Empirical Study To Determine The Effect Of A Physical Fitness Program On Academic Achievement And Reading Ability, E. Douglas Garland

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the measured effect of a physical fitness program on reading ability and academic achievement among sixth grade boys and girls.


A Comparison Of Academic Achievement Between Slow Learning Grouped And Non-Grouped Seventh Grade Students In West Puyallup Junior High School, William George Selig Aug 1968

A Comparison Of Academic Achievement Between Slow Learning Grouped And Non-Grouped Seventh Grade Students In West Puyallup Junior High School, William George Selig

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to compare the academic achievement of seventh grade slow learning students in the modified learning program with those not in the program; (2) to determine if there is any difference in the academic achievement of the two groups. It was the investigator's hypothesis that there would be no significant difference in achievement due to grouping.


The Effect Of Poor Discipline On Achieving A Grade Point Total Consistent With Ability At Tuckahoe Junior High School, John Wayne Traylor Jan 1968

The Effect Of Poor Discipline On Achieving A Grade Point Total Consistent With Ability At Tuckahoe Junior High School, John Wayne Traylor

Master's Theses

There has been a great deal of speculation and controversy over discipline in the schools of the world. The causes and effects of poor discipline have been discussed, and much has been written on both subjects. The public schools of America are in the peculiar position of being greatly affected by poor discipline. Being a public institution open to all citizens, the schools have to meet the problem and have to find ways of combatting it in order to maintain an efficient operation in line with the standards of excellence set by the public which sustains them.

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