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Master's Theses

Fort Hays State University

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The History Of The Barnes Law And Its Effect On High School Education In Kansas, Clay Walton Brown Jul 1941

The History Of The Barnes Law And Its Effect On High School Education In Kansas, Clay Walton Brown

Master's Theses

In brief, the Barnes Law is a county wide plan of taxation to aid in the cost of operation and maintenance of the high schools within the county. A Barnes county is one in which the high schools of the county are a unit operating under the provisions of the Barnes Act. In making this investigation the Historical and Statistical methods of research were divided into three parts, first the agencies and organizations used to secure facts leading to the enactment of the Barnes Law. This was done by examining the Biennial Reports of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction ...


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.


The History Of Education In Kansas Since 1914, Charles H. Brooks Jan 1933

The History Of Education In Kansas Since 1914, Charles H. Brooks

Master's Theses

The general problem of this thesis is to outline and to discuss a section of the history of education in Kansas, beginning with the year 1914 and extending to 1932, and to posit its evolutionary character in its proper setting.