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A Feasibility Study Of District Reorganization For Dayton, Prescott, And Waitsburg, Glynn Dewayne Davis Aug 1969

A Feasibility Study Of District Reorganization For Dayton, Prescott, And Waitsburg, Glynn Dewayne Davis

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were to (1) determine the need of school district reorganization for the school districts of Dayton, Waitsburg, and Prescott, Washington; (2) determine the current existing situations of the school districts regarding size and educational offerings; (3) appraise the educational benefits to be gained by reorganization; (4) examine the limitations of reorganization; and (5) propose a plan to implement reorganization.


A Survey Of School-Community Communication Processes In Selected Washington High Schools, Thomas R. Newell Aug 1969

A Survey Of School-Community Communication Processes In Selected Washington High Schools, Thomas R. Newell

All Master's Theses

This survey was undertaken (1) to determine whether there are problems in communication and compatibility involving secondary school faculties, and (2) if problems exist: (a) to determine whether communication and compatibility is lacking between communities and secondary school faculties; (b) to identify, if possible, the various academic areas involved in the problem; (c) to determine whether the problem is more predominant at any one time of the year; (d) to determine what age groups, if any, are involved in communication and compatibility problems; and (e) to report desirable administrative procedures.


A Survey Of The Principals’ Duties In The Public Schools In The State Of Washington, Alex Wasisco Jr. Jul 1969

A Survey Of The Principals’ Duties In The Public Schools In The State Of Washington, Alex Wasisco Jr.

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were to (1) determine the duties of the principals in the elementary, junior high and senior high schools in the State of Washington and (2) determine what areas principals would spend more time in if they could free themselves from other duties.


A Survey Of The Educational Media Program Of The Yakima Public Schools, Bruce J. Eyer Jul 1969

A Survey Of The Educational Media Program Of The Yakima Public Schools, Bruce J. Eyer

All Master's Theses

The major hypothesis of this study was that the overall instructional materials program of the Yakima Public Schools had many weaknesses that could be identified by comparing the program with accepted evaluative criteria. Upon identification of these weaknesses, suggestions for improvement will be made.


An Investigation Of Public Relations Programs In The First-Class Public School Districts In The State Of Washington, Richard Grove Boon Aug 1968

An Investigation Of Public Relations Programs In The First-Class Public School Districts In The State Of Washington, Richard Grove Boon

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were (1) to identify the school district officers who devoted full- or part-time duty to the promotion of public relations; (2) to identify the types of communication that they employed; and (3) to compare such factors as the previous position held by the public relations officer to the present position held by the public relations officer, the area of emphasis public relations program receives to the competency public relations officer feels in emphasized area, and the size of district student enrollment to the desire for the establishment of full- or part-time public relations positions.


An Administrator’S Guide To Modular Scheduling In The Secondary Schools, Larry E. Norwood Aug 1968

An Administrator’S Guide To Modular Scheduling In The Secondary Schools, Larry E. Norwood

All Master's Theses

This study assumes interest and recognition by administrators of the profound need for organizational change. The study will attempt to utilize the experiences of schools experimenting with modular scheduling in order to establish guidelines for administrators who wish to promote innovative scheduling in their own districts. It is the purpose of this study to show that modular scheduling is possible and can offer added benefits for any school district.


A Study Of Factors Relating To Grade-School Band Dropouts In The Aberdeen School District, Richard Daniel Lundstrom Aug 1968

A Study Of Factors Relating To Grade-School Band Dropouts In The Aberdeen School District, Richard Daniel Lundstrom

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to determine the various causes of student dropouts in the beginning band program; (2) to examine the relation of statistics collected between five elementary schools; (3) to analyze, in particular, various student responses as well as aptitude factors as causes for dropouts; and (4) to compare the results with other selected related studies.


Legal Liability Of School Principals For Their Torts In Washington State, David Jerome Harbeck Aug 1968

Legal Liability Of School Principals For Their Torts In Washington State, David Jerome Harbeck

All Master's Theses

According to the laws of the State of Washington, school districts, administrators, and teachers are liable for all of their torts. Since principals are not immune from tort suits, the purposes of this study were (1) to suggest measures to minimize exposure of principals to tort suits, and (2) to suggest measures of protection against such suits.


Electronic Data Processing In Washington’S Schools: A Status Study, Lester Ray Jones Aug 1968

Electronic Data Processing In Washington’S Schools: A Status Study, Lester Ray Jones

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to learn what jobs the largest school districts in Washington were doing on EDP; (2) to learn what equipment was being used in doing those jobs; (3) to learn what EDP was costing the districts who were using it; and (4) to answer other questions which might be of interest to school districts considering the utilization of EDP.


An Examination Of View Compatibility Between Graduate Study Planners And School Principals Concerning Preparation Requirements For Principal Credentials, Charles Robert Frisbie Jul 1968

An Examination Of View Compatibility Between Graduate Study Planners And School Principals Concerning Preparation Requirements For Principal Credentials, Charles Robert Frisbie

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to ascertain the extent to which views and opinions of graduate study planners and implementers of courses leading to principal's credentials agree with views and opinions of public school principals and it assumes that such information might influence the planning of future courses of study for public school administrators.


The Financing Of Outdoor Education In Eight Public School Districts Of Washington State, Jan Ernesto Baldi Aug 1967

The Financing Of Outdoor Education In Eight Public School Districts Of Washington State, Jan Ernesto Baldi

All Master's Theses

This study was concerned with eight of the leading outdoor education school camps which have been organized by public school districts in the State of Washington. The data accumulated answers the following questions: (1) What is the school district's philosophy concerning outdoor education? (2) What type of outdoor education program is offered? (3) What does it cost to operate the outdoor education program? and (4) What is the source of income for the program?


A Job Description Of The Administrators And Classified Personnel Of Monroe Public Schools, Gene F. Maxim Aug 1964

A Job Description Of The Administrators And Classified Personnel Of Monroe Public Schools, Gene F. Maxim

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to provide the superintendent and the school board with a job description of the certified administrators and classified personnel of the Monroe Public Schools. This study is to serve as a future guide in hiring, transfering and promoting school district personnel.


An Investigation Of Certain Factors Related To Advancement In Pasco, Washington Schools, Margaret Anne Moore Aug 1960

An Investigation Of Certain Factors Related To Advancement In Pasco, Washington Schools, Margaret Anne Moore

All Master's Theses

The specific purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that children who are not six until after starting school are not able to compete successfully with their older classmates in terms of promotions and grades.


A Survey Of The Expenditures For And The Practices Of Selecting, Purchasing, And Distributing Instructional Materials In Yakima County, Washington, Robert Gene Archer Aug 1957

A Survey Of The Expenditures For And The Practices Of Selecting, Purchasing, And Distributing Instructional Materials In Yakima County, Washington, Robert Gene Archer

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this investigation to study existing practices of selection, purchasing, and distribution of instructional materials used by the school districts of Yakima County, Washington.


Formulation Of School Board Policies For The South Bend Public Schools, Gareth Irwin Giles Aug 1956

Formulation Of School Board Policies For The South Bend Public Schools, Gareth Irwin Giles

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to develop a set of written school board policies for and with the cooperation of the Board of Directors of the South Bend, Washington, School District 118. Board authorization was given to investigate and write a permanent set of policies for action by the board.


Problems Of Attendance In The Elementary School, Keith E. Haskins Aug 1952

Problems Of Attendance In The Elementary School, Keith E. Haskins

All Master's Theses

Although education is essentially a state function, the very nature of school attendance makes it primarily a local administrative problem. Therefore, the purpose of this study is three-fold: 1. To explore certain problems of pupil attendance on the elementary school level. 2. To identify and study problems which directly affect school attendance adversely. 3. To discover possible administrative policies which might be used in the improvement of school attendance.