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The County Superintendent In A County-Unit System Adaptable To Kansas, Leonard F. Howell Jul 1954

The County Superintendent In A County-Unit System Adaptable To Kansas, Leonard F. Howell

Master's Theses

This study was prompted, in part, by the realization that there does exist an urgent need to strengthen the intermediate educational agency if it is to continue as a progressive force in the education of children in Kansas. The comprehensiveness of' the study was limited by sociological, topographical, and environmental factors directly related to the office of county superintendent of schools and by existing, educational statutory provisions. The specific problem of this study is to ascertain, with as few modifications as possible at a later date, how the office of county superintendent in a county-unit system could be made adaptable ...


A Survey Of School Supply Management Procedure In Certain Kansas Schools, Kenneth K. Kaufman Jul 1953

A Survey Of School Supply Management Procedure In Certain Kansas Schools, Kenneth K. Kaufman

Master's Theses

This study is concerned with the selecting, purchasing, storage and distribution of instructional school supplies. This area of the administrative activity was chosen for investigation, in part, because of the writers own interest and partly on the suggestion of the Kansas Council for the Improvement of School Administration. The specific problem with which this investigation is concerned is to determine if there are some common practices of selecting , purchasing, storage and distribution of instructional school supplies in use by administrators in Kansas and to make a contribution toward the improvement of present practices of administration of school supplies.


A Study Of Factors Influential In The Mobility Of Superintendents Of Fifty-Eight Common School Districts, State Of Kansas, 1953, Linford M. Bullock Jul 1953

A Study Of Factors Influential In The Mobility Of Superintendents Of Fifty-Eight Common School Districts, State Of Kansas, 1953, Linford M. Bullock

Master's Theses

The specific problem of this study is to isolate, if possible, the factors responsible for the mobility of superintendents. The over-all objective is to discover why the mean tenure of superintendents is short and the extent to which various factors weigh up on the situation.


A Supervisory Program For Elementary Schools, Michael L. Biggs Jul 1950

A Supervisory Program For Elementary Schools, Michael L. Biggs

Master's Theses

The problem of this report specifically stated is as follows: Supervisory program For Elementary Schools. The basic idea is to set up a supervisory program that will be workable and helpful in improving instruction in the smaller schools in communities of the second and third class in Kansas.


The Evolution Of Educational Opportunities In Ness County, Kansas, Charles G. Wolfe May 1950

The Evolution Of Educational Opportunities In Ness County, Kansas, Charles G. Wolfe

Master's Theses

It is the problem of this thesis, insofar as possible, to set forth the data necessary in giving one a composite history of the evolution of educational opportunities in Ness County, Kansas. To accomplish this it was necessary to trace the story of the schools, as well as the community, from their very inception in Ness County until the present time. The period to be covered in this study dates back to 1878 when the first schools were established, to the present time.


A Study Of The School Load Of Elementary School Principals In Kansas, Loren W. Wellman May 1950

A Study Of The School Load Of Elementary School Principals In Kansas, Loren W. Wellman

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study will be to present the results of facts, figures, opinions, and interpretations of school loads obtained through a questionnaire to a representative group of elementary school principals, within first, second, and third class cities of Kansas.


The Functions Of The County Superintendent Of Public Instruction In The State Of Kansas, Jesse Earl Vague Jul 1941

The Functions Of The County Superintendent Of Public Instruction In The State Of Kansas, Jesse Earl Vague

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to reveal the true status of the present incumbents in the offices of county superintendent of public instruction in Kansas. This involves three problems: first, to show the age, sex, salary, tenure of office, and the qualifications; second , to show the duties of the county superintendent and the distribution of time allotted to each; and, third, to show the methods, the objectives, and the outcomes of supervision.