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ERIC Number: ED541287
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1920
Pages: 21
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
The Public School System of Memphis, Tennessee. Report of a Survey Made under the Direction of the Commissioner of Education. Bulletin, 1919, No. 50. Part 4: Science
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
In April, 1919, at the request of the Board of Education of Memphis, Tennessee, the United States Commissioner of Education submitted the conditions on which the Bureau of Education would make a survey of the public school system of that city. This study of the Memphis schools is intended to be a study of policies and practices; not of persons. The report is issued in seven separate parts for general circulation. A summary of conclusions and recommendations will be found at the end of each chapter. Topics covered in Part 4 include: (1) Science in the elementary schools (science related to other subjects; supervision needed); (2) Science in the Central High School (in the curriculums; pupils taking science; sequence of courses; quality of teaching; more teachers needed; the science equipment); (3) Science in the Vocational High School (quality of teaching; a plan of science work needed); and (4) Science in the Kortrecht High School (Colored). (Contains 4 tables.) [For Parts 1-3, see ED541284-ED541286. For Parts 5-7, see ED541288-ED541290. Best copy available has been provided.]
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education (ED)
Identifiers - Location: Tennessee