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1988

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Matthew F. Maury School, 1934-1970: A Case Study In Educational Innovation, Dale Christina Kalkofen Jan 1988

Matthew F. Maury School, 1934-1970: A Case Study In Educational Innovation, Dale Christina Kalkofen

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The investigation of Maury Elementary School in Richmond, Virginia addressed the establishment of a non-traditional model school in a conservative city not directly supportive or progressive education ideology. A case study approach was taken to investigate the interrelated questions of explaining the success and longevity of Maury School and of determining to what extent Maury School was a faithful implementation of the tenets of progressive education.;The study contributes to an understanding of the development of an innovative school, to progressive education, and to the diffusion and integration of educational theory and reform. Historical methodology was used; data were drawn ...


The Richmond School Board And The Desegregation Of Richmond Public Schools, 1954 To 1971, Mildred Davis Bruce Jan 1988

The Richmond School Board And The Desegregation Of Richmond Public Schools, 1954 To 1971, Mildred Davis Bruce

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The purpose of this study was to describe and interpret the desegregation process in a southern city through an examination of the issues faced by the local school board and its response to these issues, in order to gain knowledge about the implementation of a federal policy at the local level.;The city of Richmond, Virginia, was chosen for this study because of its former role as capital of the southern Confederacy and its present role as the capital of the state of Virginia, a leader in the South's resistance to the Brown decision. as a city with a ...


An Historical Analysis Of The Development Of Teacher Training At The State Normal School, Farmville, Virginia, 1884-1924, Betty Jo Whitaker Simmons Jan 1988

An Historical Analysis Of The Development Of Teacher Training At The State Normal School, Farmville, Virginia, 1884-1924, Betty Jo Whitaker Simmons

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The purpose of this study was to trace the development of teacher training at the Virginia State Normal School located at Farmville from its inception in 1884 through 1924 when it became a State Teachers College. The study focused upon seven characteristics identified by Charles Harper in 1939 as being typical of the developmental history of normal schools. Following these seven characteristics as a framework, the study analyzed the contributions made toward the professionalization of teaching by (1) presidents, trustees, and faculty; (2) public support; (3) in-service education; (4) curriculum provision; (5) laboratory experiences; (6) extra-curriculum offerings; and (7) pragmatic ...


The Making Of "Polished Patriots": The Education Of Boys In Colonial Virginia, Jan Kirsten. Gilliam Jan 1988

The Making Of "Polished Patriots": The Education Of Boys In Colonial Virginia, Jan Kirsten. Gilliam

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When Mary Entered With Her Brother William: Women Students At The College Of William And Mary, 1918-1945, Laura Frances Parrish Jan 1988

When Mary Entered With Her Brother William: Women Students At The College Of William And Mary, 1918-1945, Laura Frances Parrish

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