ERIC Number: ED541818
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1915
Reference Count: N/A
The Rural School System of Minnesota: A Study in School Efficiency. Bulletin, 1915, No. 20. Whole Number 647
Foght, H. W.
United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
Through what seems to be a very wise adaptation of methods of support and administration to schools of different kinds and to schools working under varying conditions in different parts of the State, but still preserving a high degree of correlation and unity of purpose, and by a commendable degree of liberality in expenditures for education, the State of Minnesota has made remarkable progress in improving the efficiency of its rural schools. Believing that an account of this improvement, and of the methods and means by which it has been wrought, would be helpful to those working for the improvement of rural schools in other States, Harold W. Fought, one of the bureau's specialists in rural education, was detailed to go to Minnesota and study its rural schools and prepare such an account for publication. The accompanying manuscript embodies the results of his studies. An appendix presents: (1) Rules and regulations of the Minnesota State Department of Education; (2) Regulations of the State high-school board; (3) Typical short courses; and (4) Plans of State supervisor of teacher training in high schools. (Contains 6 footnotes, 10 plates, and 4 figures.) [Best copy available has been provided.]
Descriptors: Rural Education, Boards of Education, Rural Schools, Maintenance, State Aid, Educational Finance, Public Schools, Vocational Education, Consolidated Schools, Student Needs, School Districts, School District Size, Educational Administration, State Legislation, Community Schools, Industrial Education, Teacher Education Programs, High Schools, Elementary Schools
United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, United States Bureau of Education (ED)
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota; New York