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“It Takes More Than Brown Paint To Portray A Realistic African American Character”: Lessons Learned About Teaching Multicultural Literature, Theresa Adkins Oct 2011

“It Takes More Than Brown Paint To Portray A Realistic African American Character”: Lessons Learned About Teaching Multicultural Literature, Theresa Adkins

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

The documentary “Waiting for ‘Superman’” shines a light on many issues in public education. The film was released too much fanfare in late September of 2010. It received a lot of media attention and seemed to get everyone talking about American education and how to fix its problems. NBC’s television networks went so far as to dedicate an entire week of programming to the topic of education. Their “Education Week” aired several town hall meetings and debates with leaders in education. However, “Education Week” ended and with it so ended the mainstream media’s coverage of education reform. I ...


The Growth Of Elementary And Secondary Education In Russell County, Kansas, Elmer L. Dougherty Aug 1940

The Growth Of Elementary And Secondary Education In Russell County, Kansas, Elmer L. Dougherty

Master's Theses

Throughout this work we shall carry one phase of the growth of education as it applies to a restricted geographical area. We must note from the beginning that the available material is very fragmentary even in a country whose existence spans only slightly more than half a century. No attempt was made by school administrators to keep an accurate history of their school systems. Records have been lost or misplaced. As a result, at this date it is impossible to clearly picture every part of the whole educational system within this restricted area , but the evidence which is still available ...


A State Equalization Fund For Secondary Education, Herbert Reinking Jul 1940

A State Equalization Fund For Secondary Education, Herbert Reinking

Master's Theses

The problem of this study is: (1) to develop the present financial status of high schools in Kansas, (2) to present reasons for creating a state equalization fund for high schools in Kansas, (3) to briefly study plans for the equalization of public education now in operation in certain selected states, and (4) to propose a plan whereby the burden of support and the educational advantages of a minimum high school program will be equalized.


Supreme Court Decisions In Kansas Affecting The Organizing Of Schools, Floyd S. Hadley Jul 1939

Supreme Court Decisions In Kansas Affecting The Organizing Of Schools, Floyd S. Hadley

Master's Theses

The problem of this thesis is to review supreme court decisions in Kansas affecting the organization of schools.


Supreme Court Decisions In Kansas Affecting The Status Of Employed Teachers, Leo J. Rogers Jan 1939

Supreme Court Decisions In Kansas Affecting The Status Of Employed Teachers, Leo J. Rogers

Master's Theses

The Supreme Court as the highest tribunal in the State of Kansas has from time to time during the Statehood of Kansas rendered decisions that are of importance in settling controversies between teachers and school district boards. In any state there is a need for higher court to see that justice is meted out to those who, through some misunderstanding, become involved in conflicting ideas or opinions. Since time immortal there has been conflicting ideas and opinions in all societies and institutions. One result of which is our Supreme Court set-up. The purpose of this thesis is to review the ...


Education And The State Superintendent Of Public Instruction In Kansas, Mary Marcella Landwehr Jul 1938

Education And The State Superintendent Of Public Instruction In Kansas, Mary Marcella Landwehr

Master's Theses

One of the most important and common features of the school systems of the several states is the office of State Superintendent of Public Instruction. This study seeks to show the conditions pertaining to the office and particularly to present these conditions as reflected by current legislation in Kansas.