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Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Social History

1952

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A Comparative Study Of Barren County Schools 1938-1950, David Montgomery Jul 1952

A Comparative Study Of Barren County Schools 1938-1950, David Montgomery

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

This study shows that the school census is dropping rapidly in rural areas. It must be remembered that with the introduction of more labor saving farm machinery and the consolidation of small farms that the end is not in sight.

A greater percentage of children are enrolled in our schools. The percentage of attendance is higher and will continue to slowly improve. As consolidation of small schools progresses, school plants and physical equipment will improve.

Over one-half of the children in average daily attendance are transported. Percentage of enrollment and percentage of attendance are much better in the transported group ...


Jesse Stuart & Education, Mae Dixon Jul 1952

Jesse Stuart & Education, Mae Dixon

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The purpose of this study is to bring to the attention of the public the educational life and contributions of Jesse Stuart