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Possible Causes Of Underachievement In The Eighth Grade Of A Large Urban High School For Year 1962-1963, Ann N. Westlow Aug 1964

Possible Causes Of Underachievement In The Eighth Grade Of A Large Urban High School For Year 1962-1963, Ann N. Westlow

Master's Theses

There have been many causes for underachievement. These varied with the school, the type of instruction, the teacher, the classroom, the home background, and the student, but many causes were basically the same regardless of the situation or student involved.

Statement of the problem. This study was undertaken to find information that might reveal the possible causes of underachievement in the eighth grade of large urban high school for the year 1962-1963.


The Status Of The Virginia High School Assistant Principal, Leonard J. Rogers Aug 1964

The Status Of The Virginia High School Assistant Principal, Leonard J. Rogers

Master's Theses

Early secondary schools were relatively small and made few demands on the principal's time. With the growth of the schools the responsibilities of the principal have grown proportionately. As these responsibilities increased, it became necessary for him to share these duties with an assistant. This assistant began taking over routine activities mostly those of a clerical nature. As the schools continued to grow he began assuming duties in the realm of supervision and administration. To be effective he needed to be as dedicated, as perceptive and as well trained as the principal himself.


A Study Of The Accelerated Program In The Chesterfield County School System, Charles Willard Krause Jul 1964

A Study Of The Accelerated Program In The Chesterfield County School System, Charles Willard Krause

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Comparative Study Of The Master's Degree Programs In Education In Selected Virginia Universities Preparing School Administrators, Francis Hawthorne Howard Jul 1964

A Comparative Study Of The Master's Degree Programs In Education In Selected Virginia Universities Preparing School Administrators, Francis Hawthorne Howard

Master's Theses

The institutions selected for this study were: The University of Virginia, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, The University of Richmond and The College of William and Mary. The selections of these institutions seemed proper in that they were representative of the various types of educational institutions to be found in Virginia. The University of Virginia is a state university; Virginia Polytechnic Institute is a state institution which incorporates the land grant college in its educational program; The University of Richmond is a privately endowed denominational university and The College of William and Mary is a state college.

This study attempts to compare ...


A History Of Guidance In Virginia Public High Schools, Dorothy Shelton Jones Jul 1964

A History Of Guidance In Virginia Public High Schools, Dorothy Shelton Jones

Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to find facts relating to the history of guidance in Virginia public high schools and to organize the facts into a comprehensive history of guidance in Virginia public high schools. The intent of the writer was to trace developmental trends in the concepts and practices of guidance in the State of Virginia. Survey results were used only to indicate these trends, and no attempt was made to discuss or evaluate guidance services in individual schools.


A Survey Of The Counseling Service Of Thomas Dale High School And Seventeen Other High Schools Comparable In Size, Daisy Park Reames Jan 1964

A Survey Of The Counseling Service Of Thomas Dale High School And Seventeen Other High Schools Comparable In Size, Daisy Park Reames

Master's Theses

Statement of the problem. The problem is to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the counseling service at Thomas Dale High School in order to ascertain what changes are needed to make the service more effective. The problem actually is to reveal both the strong am weak points of the service so that they may be used as a starting place tor future planning. It is a ha.rd task as the effects of counseling may be felt for many years after the student has been directly exposed to them. Furthermore, the causes of behavior are multiple. Some are physical ...


A Survey Of Public School Adult Guidance Services In Fifty Cities, James Stanley Presgraves Jan 1964

A Survey Of Public School Adult Guidance Services In Fifty Cities, James Stanley Presgraves

Master's Theses

The topic of Current Practices in Public School Adult Guidance Services bas been selected because of the author's awareness or the values of guidance services and the absence of these services in an organized manner in bis school division.

The five purposes ot this introduction are as follows: (1) to Present evidence which suggests the need for public school adult guidance services, (2) to acquaint the reader with previous studies and information on the subject, (3) to show that information is needed on this topic, (4) to present the plan and the procedures of the thesis, and (5) to ...