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A Historical Review Of The Origins, Developments And Trends In Compulsory Education In The United States, 1642-1984, David E. Ramsey Dec 1985

A Historical Review Of The Origins, Developments And Trends In Compulsory Education In The United States, 1642-1984, David E. Ramsey

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The purpose of this study was to write a comprehensive historical analysis of compulsory education in the United States from its inception in the colonies through 1984. The study attempts to analyze the elements of the origin, developments, and trends. The majority of the primary sources of this historical study were literary and were taken from numerous sources including United States Supreme Court decisions, congressional legislation, opinions of the Attorney Generals of the United States and various states. Some of the major conclusions derived from this study were as follows: (1) There had been numerous laws passed to put the ...


A Desegregation Study Of Public Schools In North Carolina, Ransome E. Holcombe Dec 1985

A Desegregation Study Of Public Schools In North Carolina, Ransome E. Holcombe

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The purpose of this study was to investigate and describe the desegregation of public schools in a selected southern state between the years 1954 and 1974. In developing the research project that described the elimination of legal biracialism in North Carolina's schools, public sentiment emerged as a major factor. North Carolina's public schools were unusual when compared to other states with dual systems because, despite the fact that the state had one of the largest black populations in the nation, the desegregation drama proceeded peacefully and successfully, albeit slowly. Throughout the twenty-year period that was required to completely ...


Religion And Education: A Study Of The Interrelationship Between Fundamentalism And Education In Contemporary America, Lanny R. Bowers May 1985

Religion And Education: A Study Of The Interrelationship Between Fundamentalism And Education In Contemporary America, Lanny R. Bowers

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Problem. The problem of this study was to ascertain the extent that education has become a focus of attack by fundamentalist groups during the past two decades in America. Design. The study was designed to consist of five chapters: an Introduction, a Review of Related Literature, Methods and Procedures, Presentation of Data and Analysis of Research Questions, and Summary, Conclusions, and Recommendations. An attempt was made to present a compilation of the literature published relating religious fundamentalism to education in the United States. In Chapter 2, the attempt was to provide a historical overview of the literature to provide a ...


The Influence Of Teacher Assessment Module Tapes On Student Teachers' Performance , Nancy Johnston Ginapp Jan 1985

The Influence Of Teacher Assessment Module Tapes On Student Teachers' Performance , Nancy Johnston Ginapp

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The call for reform in education has taken several different directions. One such reform effort addresses the issue of student teaching performance. Performance of these future teachers could be enhanced by the increased use of actual observation of selected competencies during specific evaluation periods throughout the student teaching term. Several institutions around the country are developing programs which emphasize a total developmental and evaluative process which involves the use of observation systems;One such program, Project PRO*FILE at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, shows evidence of a total program aimed at continuous progress of the developing teacher. Specific ...


An Impact Assessment Of The Training For Rural Development (Trd) Project At The Village Level In Tanzania , Vedasto Rutachokozibwa Jan 1985

An Impact Assessment Of The Training For Rural Development (Trd) Project At The Village Level In Tanzania , Vedasto Rutachokozibwa

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The thrust of this research was to determine the magnitude of the training program effectiveness and applicability of the TRD project for village development in agriculture and other rural aspects as perceived by villagers. The project espouses people's participation as a basis for developing training programs;The research was conducted in the 1979 TRD pilot regions in Southern Tanzania. Adult village members from 15 villages comprised the population of the study. Data were collected during July and August 1984 through personal interviews with a three-part questionnaire from 331 randomly selected TRD-trained and non-TRD-trained village residents;The validity and reliability ...