ERIC Number: ED540854
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1917
Reference Count: N/A
History of Public School Education in Delaware. Bulletin, 1917, No. 18
Weeks, Stephen B.
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
Contained herein is a developed and researched history of Public School Education in Delaware, current as of 1917. Contents include: (1) Colonial growth and development; (2) The first attempts at State Education; (3) The beginnings of public schools; (4) The first State taxation for schools; (5) The State system: Administration of Groves and Williams, 1875 - 1887; (6) The State system: Administration of the State Board of Education, 1887 - 1893; (7) The State system: Reorganization and development, 1898 - 1913; (8) The reorganized State board of education and its report of 1913; the State superintendency reestablished; the more recent legislation; (9) Retrospect and prospect; and (10) Public school statistics. A bibliography and an index are provided. (Contains 3 tables. Individual chapters contain footnotes.) [Best copy available has been provided.]
Descriptors: Public Schools, Educational History, Public Education, United States History, Educational Finance, State Government, State Departments of Education, Government Role, Superintendents, Immigration, Educational Legislation, Local Government, Taxes, Educational Development
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education (ED)
Identifiers - Location: Delaware