ERIC Number: ED543398
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1920
Reference Count: N/A
The National Crisis in Education: An Appeal to the People. Report of the Proceedings of the National Citizens Conference on Education Called by the United States Commissioner of Education and Held at the Washington Hotel, Washington, D. C.. May 19, 20, 21, 1920. Bulletin, 1920, No. 29
Bawden, William, Ed.
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
This publication presents the papers presented at the Proceedings of the National Citizens Conference on Education held at the Washington Hotel, Washington last May 19-21, 1920. The purpose of the conference is to capitalize for the new era the interest in education that is springing up in all parts of the country, and to organize it for effective action, to the end that it may come out of this conference Nation-wide in extent and influence. This publication contains the following papers: (1) Aims and purposes of the conference (P. P. Claxton); (2) Some facts about the schools and their teachers (Leonard P. Ayres); (3) Adequate preparation for an adequate number of teachers to fill the schools of the United States (William C. Bagley); (4) The source of supply of teachers (David Felmley); (5) Selling the idea of good schools to the people (William Harding); (6) Meeting new tests of rural and urban life (Albert Shaw); (7) A practical program for the development of the rural school (Thomas E. Finegan); (8) An adequate program of public education (Frank Spaulding); (9) Economies in education (Charles H. Judd); (10) Education and agricultural production (Raymond A. Pearson); (11) Education and the Army (William G. Haan); (12) Education and the wage earner (Matthew Woll); (13) Education in relation to invention and research (Charles R. Mann); (14) Conference on highway engineering and highway transportation education (Albert F. Woods); (15) The new interest in education in Great Britain (Auckland Geddes); (16) The new interest in education in France (G. Chinard); (17) The new interest in education in Latin-American countries (Jacobo Varela); (18) Education as a national interest (Horace M. Towner); (19) The rural school and the rural teacher (Robert A. Cooper); (20) Education for citizenship (Carl E. Milliken); (21) The interest of the churches in education (Robert L. Kelly); (22) Education and the suffrage (Maud Wood Park); (23) Education for citizenship (Thomas J. Shahan); (24) Education for human culture (Enoch A. Bryan); (25) Training the teachers for the rural schools (John A. H. Keith); (26) Cooperation of business and industry with the schools (H. E. Miles); (27) How women's clubs can help (Philip North Moobe); (28) The interest of patriotic societies in the promotion of education (George Maynard Minor); (29) The program of the national committee on chamber of commerce cooperation with the public schools (James T. Begg); (30) What musical organizations can do (Frances E. Clark); (31) Health education a duty of the schools (Emmett Holt); (32) A new policy necessary in dealing with the salary situation (George Drayton Strayer); (33) Will the people respond? (Hugh S. Magill); and (34) Extracts from Letters and Statements from governors of States; from State superintendents of public instruction; from heads of educational institutions; and from prominent persons to the United States Commissioner of Education. An index is included. [Best copy available has been provided.]
Descriptors: Health Education, Agricultural Production, Foreign Countries, Civil Engineering, Citizenship, Public Education, Conferences (Gatherings), Rural Schools, Research Reports, Conference Papers, Institutional Characteristics, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Supply and Demand, School Effectiveness, Rural Urban Differences, Military Service, Educational Benefits, Research and Development, Engineering Technology, Transportation, Educational Attitudes, National Standards, Citizenship Education, Church Role, Cultural Education, School Business Relationship, Institutional Role, Salary Wage Differentials, Position Papers
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Historical Materials
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education (ED)
Identifiers - Location: France; United Kingdom (Great Britain); United States