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Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

1976

Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

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A Study Of The Chronological Development Of The Elementary School Media Center In Kentucky & A Description Of The Kenwood Elementary Media Center As A Current Example, Linda Perkins Aug 1976

A Study Of The Chronological Development Of The Elementary School Media Center In Kentucky & A Description Of The Kenwood Elementary Media Center As A Current Example, Linda Perkins

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The chronological development of elementary school media centers in Kentucky was traced through an examination of: state constitutions, school laws, biennial reports of the superintendent of public instruction, Department of Education Bulletins, school board minutes, books on education and library periodicals. Kenwood Media Center, Jefferson County Public Schools, Louisville, Kentucky was chosen as the model example of a media center 1975. It was examined in the following areas: personnel, collection of materials and equipment, appropriations, services, organization of center and facilities.


Foreign Language Exploratory Programs In Grades 5-8 In Kentucky's Public Schools 1975-1976, Lila Wells Jul 1976

Foreign Language Exploratory Programs In Grades 5-8 In Kentucky's Public Schools 1975-1976, Lila Wells

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Surveys were sent to the 182 school superintendents in the public schools of Kentucky in order to identify the teachers of exploratory foreign language programs. The survey dealt with three areas: (1) the foreign language program in grades 5-8, (2) the foreign language program in grades 9-12, (3) plans to implement an exploratory program. 153 superintendents (842) returned the surveys and 25 districts (14%) were identified as having a foreign language program in grades 6-8. No foreign language program below grade 6 was identified. Seven new programs were initiated in the 1975-76 school year and five additional school districts plan ...


An Analysis Of Factors Related To Participation In Public School Adult Education Programs By Kentucky School Superintendents, James Halcomb May 1976

An Analysis Of Factors Related To Participation In Public School Adult Education Programs By Kentucky School Superintendents, James Halcomb

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The purpose of this study was to identify some of the variables which may be factors in the decision of Kentucky public school superintendents to develop adult education programs in their school district.

A mail questionnaire was developed and submitted to ail of Kentucky's 189 public school superintendents. Two groups of superintendents were compared; the experimental group was comprised of ninety-three superintendents who elected to implement adult education programs; while the control group consisted of ninety-six superintendents who did not implement adult education programs. Returns were received from eighty-five of the superintendents in the experimental group and seventy-three of ...


A Follow-Up Study Of Selected Participants In The Youth Development Program (Drop-Out Program) Of The Jefferson County Kentucky School System, H. Wayne Cumbee Apr 1976

A Follow-Up Study Of Selected Participants In The Youth Development Program (Drop-Out Program) Of The Jefferson County Kentucky School System, H. Wayne Cumbee

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Samples from four school year classes of students that participated in the youth Development Program, were interviewed in areas of family background, marital status, career status, educational status and interest in certain communication media. The data from the Interview Questionnaire was then collated. All participants had been classed as drop-outs or potential drop-outs. The school years involved were: 4969 through 1972-73. The results showed that fifty-six percent graduated the year they attended the program; twelve percent returned to regular school. Persisted and graduated; six percent went on to college and twenty-six percent received their graduation certificate or an equivalency (G ...