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Master's Theses

Fort Hays State University

Public schools

1951

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The Evolution Of The Common School System Of Ellis County, Kansas, Hyacinth S. Roth May 1951

The Evolution Of The Common School System Of Ellis County, Kansas, Hyacinth S. Roth

Master's Theses

The problem of this thesis was to obtain as nearly as possible the essential facts and data concerning The Evolution of Schools in Ellis County, Kansas . The period covered in this school evolution dates back to the year 1868 when the legislature defined the boundaries in conformity with a petition presented to the Governor by the citizens in the fall of 1867, asking for organization, to the present year of 1950. Here is a period of eighty-two years during which time Ellis County has developed educationally from the crude school of that day to its present modern school system. It ...


Public Textbook Selection In Forty-Eight States, Victor A. Durrance May 1951

Public Textbook Selection In Forty-Eight States, Victor A. Durrance

Master's Theses

The specific objective of this study is to determine, if possible, the method by which each state selects its textbooks. The problem of public textbook selection thus resolves itself into two parts, i.e., the selection of textbooks for the elementary schools and the selection of textbooks for the high schools.