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Heck, W. H., Comp. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1915
Children spend more time in school than anywhere else with the exception of home. This bulletin provides information to help support healthy and productive school environments for our nation's school children. It contains contributions from American Medical Journals, compiled from the year July, 1914 through July 1915. The following contents are…
Descriptors: Educational History, Child Health, Public Health, Health Promotion
Gaumnitz, W.H. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1929
The training, the tenure, and the professional status of teachers and other professional workers in the rural schools of America are to a large degree circumscribed by the rewards offered, both financial and social. It has long been recognized in a general way that such rewards in rural schools are meager in comparison with those in urban schools…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Public School Teachers, Educational Trends, Comparative Analysis
Foght, H. W. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1917
There is considerable difference of opinion among educators in regard to the wisdom of preparing rural teachers in academic institutions of secondary rank. Many fear that this may result in lower standard of academic work, while others insist that such teacher preparation will add dignity and a now sense of responsibility to the tasks of the…
Descriptors: Barriers, Counties, High Schools, Rural Schools
Abel, J. F. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1923
The second national conference on consolidation of rural schools and transportation of pupils was called by the United States Commissioner of Education and held at Cleveland, Ohio, February 26, 1923. Twenty-three States were represented. Those in attendance included State commissioners of education, rural-school workers from State departments of…
Descriptors: Consolidated Schools, Conferences (Gatherings), Rural Schools, Administrator Education
Cook, Katherine M.; Windes, E. E. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1923
This report is the result of an investigation of the schools of Beaufort County, North Carolina, at the request of the county board of education, for the purpose of studying the possibilities for centralizing the schools of the county and of recommending a definite plan of procedure for school consolidation. No complete investigation of the…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities, Rural Education, Consolidated Schools, Counties
Hollister, Horace A. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1917
The most remarkable feature in the progress of education in the United States within the past decade and a half has been the unprecedented increase of interest in secondary education, the multiplication of high schools and the large increase in the number of high-school students. Until about the beginning of this century interest in the public…
Descriptors: High Schools, Educational Change, Secondary Education, High School Students
Calvin, Henrietta W.; Lyford, Carrie Alberta – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1919
Progress in home economics education has been marked in recent years. To the normal rapid increase in the number of high schools offering courses, the extension of systematic training in home making into the lower grades, the establishment of new courses in liberal arts colleges, and the more adequate support of departments previously organized…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Home Economics Education, Home Economics
Hood, William R. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1919
Within the two years comprehended in this review, the Congress of the United States has been in almost continuous session and all the states, except Alabama have held meetings of their legislative bodies. Six states, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and South Carolina hold annual meetings of their legislatures, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Federal Government, Federal Programs, Politics of Education