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Master's Theses

Fort Hays State University

School finance

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A Study Of The State Aid Laws And Their Application In Certain Selected States, Marvin J. Dumler Jul 1947

A Study Of The State Aid Laws And Their Application In Certain Selected States, Marvin J. Dumler

Master's Theses

Upon exploration of recent literature pertaining to school finance, abundant evidence was found to support the contention that state aid is necessary for adequate financial support for public education. The writer has been interested in educational finance for some time, and, after considerable investigation, has chosen a thesis problem which is: To study the school laws pertaining to school finance and their application in certain selected states and to suggest modifications to the state aid laws in Kansas.


The Administration Of The Finances Of Extra-Curricular Activities In High Schools Of North Central Kansas., Martin H. Isaacson Sep 1938

The Administration Of The Finances Of Extra-Curricular Activities In High Schools Of North Central Kansas., Martin H. Isaacson

Master's Theses

School administrators and the public in general are realizing the important place that extra-curricular activities have in the modern high school. Witness for example the large number of discussions and the many articles written on various phases of this subject. A steadily growing appreciation of their value as a means of training pupils in the practical arts of citizenship is among the factors which account for this conviction. It is natural for the high school boy or girl to be interested in the organization and management of extra-curricular activities. Under such conditions there is splendid opportunity for developing desirable character ...


Educational Trends: A Study In Educational Trends Affecting School Development In Kansas From The Beginning Of Statehood To The Present Time, Lawrence Sayler Apr 1938

Educational Trends: A Study In Educational Trends Affecting School Development In Kansas From The Beginning Of Statehood To The Present Time, Lawrence Sayler

Master's Theses

It shall be the purpose of this study to determine trends in Supreme Court decisions affecting public education in Kansas. An attempt will be made to determine guiding principles that have guided the Supreme Court in their opinions on cases that have had an important bearing on the progress of education in the state of Kansas. If it is true that the Supreme Court has been liberal in its interpretation of laws as passed by our legislature then it may be said that the Supreme Court has been an aid to the progress of education in the State of Kansas ...


State Legislation And State Board Rulings Relating To Superintendents Of Schools, C. A. Clark Aug 1933

State Legislation And State Board Rulings Relating To Superintendents Of Schools, C. A. Clark

Master's Theses

The problem of this thesis is to show what specific legislation the states now have in force relating to superintendents of schools and also to what extent state board rulings now in effect relate to them. No attempt is made to determine what legislation or rulings should be made by the states or state boards. It is merely a compilation of laws and regulations as they now exist. The thesis embraces a study of the latest available school laws of each state and additional information relating to state board rulings, secured from letters or pamphlets received from the offices of ...


A Study Of The Educational Program In Kansas In Relation To The State's Ability To Support Public Education, Glenn C. Archer Jun 1933

A Study Of The Educational Program In Kansas In Relation To The State's Ability To Support Public Education, Glenn C. Archer

Master's Theses

This thesis will deal primarily with one phase of the social problem just raised and may be stated thus, "The Educational Program in Kansas in Relation to the State's Ability to Support Public Education." It is the writer's purpose to present the facts relative to the ability of the state of Kansas to support public education. After these have been presented we will be in a better position to propose more intelligently the better policy to pursue in respect to education in our state. The problem of taxation in the state of Kansas is receiving more attention now ...


A Comparative Study Of Pupils, Teachers, And Expenditures Of Standard And Non-Standard One-Room Rural Schools Of North-West Kansas., Myrtel Newbold May 1932

A Comparative Study Of Pupils, Teachers, And Expenditures Of Standard And Non-Standard One-Room Rural Schools Of North-West Kansas., Myrtel Newbold

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is primarily to secure facts from which a comparison of the Standard and the Non-Standard one-room rural schools may be made in order to determine whether or not the expenditures of the Standard one-room rural school are greater than those of the Non-Standard one-room rural school, and whether or not the achievement of the pupils in the Standard one-room rural school is sufficiently greater than that of the pupils in the Non-Standard one-room rural school to pay to maintain the Standard one-room rural school on its present basis.


A Study Of Music Education In The Senior High Schools Of Western Kansas, William Robert Horn May 1932

A Study Of Music Education In The Senior High Schools Of Western Kansas, William Robert Horn

Master's Theses

The purpose of this thesis is to present the following specific facts regarding music education in the State of Kansas. (1) To survey the general status of music in the senior high schools of Western Kansas; (2) To ascertain the professional preparation and teaching experience of the music teachers in these schools; (3) To make a survey of the teaching load of the music teacher; (4) To learn the equipment of the music departments; (5) To study the finance and financing of the music departments; (6) To survey the music courses of the senior high schools; (7) To learn of ...