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ERIC Number: ED541289
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1920
Pages: 46
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 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 6: Industrial Arts, Home Economics and Gardening
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. Part 6, Industrial Arts, Home Economics and Gardening, covers the following topic areas: (1) Manual training (aims and purposes; variety and flexibility to be sought; colored schools; organization; elementary hand work; relation to other studies; equipment; course of study; time allotment; nature of shopwork; library); (2) Vocational education (enrollment; program for the Vocational High School; prevocational classes; basis for selection; unit trade classes; part-time classes; evening classes; vocational school for Negroes); (3) Home economics (in the Central High School; in the Vocational High School; in the Rozelle School; in the Kortrecht High School (colored); in the Grant School (colored); recommendations); and (4) School gardening (time in school; Memphis a pioneer in gardening; activities of children; occupation of children; available space; teacher training; summary of conclusions and recommendations). [For Parts 1-5, see ED541284-ED541288. For Part 7, see 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; High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education (ED)
Identifiers - Location: Tennessee