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Bolton, Frederick E.; Bibb, Thomas W. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1935
This volume of the history of education in Washington is the result of many years of intermittent research by graduate students in education under the direction of the senior author. In five doctorate dissertations and about a dozen masters' theses materials have been assembled on various phases of education. The two most direct contributions were…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Archives, State Colleges, School Expansion
McNeely, John H. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1935
Higher education under State control and partial State support has been accepted in principle by each of the 48 States. The extent of support and the method of control vary greatly from State to State but there has been universal acceptance of the principle that higher education is at least in part a State responsibility. In carrying out this…
Descriptors: Higher Education, State Aid, Educational Change, Developing Institutions
John, Walton C. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1935
This study aims to give essential facts regarding the development, general control, and administration of graduate work, including the principal standards, requirements, and practices that relate to the granting of degrees on the graduate level. In recent years, along with the expansion of graduate work in many of the older universities, a great…
Descriptors: School Personnel, Graduate Study, Universities, Federal Government
Lombard, Ellen C. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1935
The experiences of parents at home with their children have educational value when the experiences are backed up by understanding of what happens every day, by sound principles in approaching home problems, and by knowledge of good techniques of training children. The purposes of parent education work are to furnish parents with sound principles…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Parent Education, Parenting Styles, Leadership Training
Deffenbaugh, Walter S.; Keesecker, Ward W. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1935
This study has been prepared to help answer questions frequently asked regarding certain features of the compulsory school attendance laws in the several States, as compulsory school ages, exemptions provided, amount of attendance required, qualifications of attendance officers, State supervision of attendance enforcement, and other provisions for…
Descriptors: Educational History, School Law, School Attendance Legislation, Compulsory Education
Gray, Ruth A. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1935
The eighth compilation of research studies in education, presented herewith, covers the school year, September 1, 1933, through August 31, 1934. A total of 3,506 studies were reported by 117 institutions, several of which had not reported in earlier years. These included 469 doctors' dissertations, 2,763 masters' theses, and 274 studies reported…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Research, Research Reports
Caliver, Ambrose, Comp. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1935
"In democracy education holds the most promising potential solution of the social and economic problems for peaceful, gradual, intelligent evolution toward the goals which we must set up for the preservation of the ideals and the happiness of our citizenship." This opening sentence of the letter of greeting sent by President Roosevelt to the…
Descriptors: Democracy, Public Education, African American Education, African American Students
Martens, Elise H., Comp. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1935
The White House Conference of 1930, recognizing the importance of greater coordination of forces related to the education of exceptional children, urged that the United States Office of Education perform the services of a coordinating agency in this respect. The Office of Education, while ready to accept the responsibility, has been hampered by…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Cooperative Programs, Special Needs Students, Federal Government
Proffitt, Maris M. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1935
The information in this bulletin was secured with the help of the State departments of education in locating the schools, and then through direct correspondence with the schools themselves or from catalogs or supplementary material furnished by them. The schools included range from those of elementary grade giving a few fundamental industrial…
Descriptors: Correspondence Schools, Tuition, Private Schools, Proprietary Schools
Cook, Katherine M. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1935
The initiation and development of public education in the Philippine Islands is unique in modern educational history. Probably only among a people with an enthusiastic belief in the significance of education, under the benevolent guidance of a nation with an equally enthusiastic confidence in its possibilities, could the educational experiment…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Education, War, Educational History
Cook, Katherine M. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1935
With the annexation of the Hawaiian Islands as a Territory in 1898, the people of the United States assumed responsibility for leadership of the Hawaiian people toward social and economic goals, as well as for the establishment and maintenance of democratic government. In a democracy education is the chief means of promoting stability of…
Descriptors: Democracy, Public Education, Educational Objectives, Citizenship Education
Kelly, Fred J.; McNeely, John H. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1935
The Federal student aid program is the first instance in American history in which the National Government has assisted needy youth to work their way through college. Inaugurated by the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (F.E.R.A.) the plan provides financial aid to qualified young men and women who lack sufficient funds to attend college.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Financial Aid, Federal Aid, Paying for College
Evenden, Edward S.; Gamble, Guy C.; Blue, Harold G. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1935
The Seventy-first Congress authorized a survey of the education of teachers on a nationwide scope which has been conducted during the last 3 years. According to the Authorization Act, the National Survey of the Education of Teachers was to study "the qualifications of teachers in the public schools, the supply of available teachers, the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Academic Rank (Professional), Teaching Methods, Teaching Experience
Rugg, Earle U.; Peik, Wesley E.; Foster, Frank K.; John, Walton C.; Raup, Robert B. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1935
Of the problems attracting attention in the education of teachers, more are connected with curricula than with any other phase. Curricula for the preparation of teachers are diverse, and their revision should be made in the light of all available information. This survey gave special emphasis to an analysis of existing curricula for educating…
Descriptors: Educational History, National Surveys, School Statistics, Teacher Education Programs
Frazier, Benjamin W.; Betts, Gilbert L.; Greenleaf, Walter J.; Waples, Douglas; Dearborn, Ned H.; Carney, Mabel; Alexander, Thomas – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1935
The Seventy-first Congress authorized a survey of the education of teachers on a Nation-wide scope, conducted during the last 3 years. After the work of the survey was organized it was apparent that only a limited number of studies could be undertaken with the time and funds available. It was decided, therefore, to cooperate whenever possible with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, National Surveys, School Statistics
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