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Lide, Edwin S. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1933
This manuscript reports a study that was made of procedures in curriculum building. The author discovered that there were three general types of curriculum revision aside from revision in a very few independent schools. These types were a city-wide type, a county-wide type, and a state-wide type. The first was found in a great many of our cities…
Descriptors: Educational History, Secondary School Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Design
Brammel, P. Roy – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1933
The purpose of this investigation is twofold: First, the portrayal of the present situation in numerous phases of secondary-school athletics; and second, the presentation of suggestive materials gleaned from an intensive study of schools having especially promising practices in the phases studied. Stated more specifically, a few of the purposes of…
Descriptors: Educational History, National Surveys, School Statistics, Physical Education
Studebaker, J. W.; Williams, C. S. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1936
This bulletin has been prepared in response to many hundreds of requests for information about public affairs forums. It is impossible in such limited space to give a comprehensive description of the forum method of adult civic education or its application in various parts of the country. However, the authors have tried to include in the bulletin…
Descriptors: Civics, Program Administration, National Programs, Role of Education
McCann, Matthew R. – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1913
One of the most successful attempts to give instruction in the trades in the public high school and at the same time to preserve the best of the traditional high-school course is that begun at Fitchburg, Massachusetts. The cooperative plan, adopted in imitation of that in use in the college of engineering of the University of Cincinnati, has…
Descriptors: Educational History, Industrial Education, Cooperative Education, High School Students
Farley, Belmont – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1933
Because of the extensive and sometimes costly expansions in the educational offering of the rapidly growing secondary schools, the present need for interpretation is probably more insistent at this level of the educational ladder than at any other. It will be helpful to those in charge of secondary education to know what high schools are doing to…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Program Effectiveness, Publicity, Urban Schools
Reavis, William C.; Van Dyke, George E. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1933
In order that we may know where we stand in secondary education, the membership of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools four years ago took the lead in urging a study. When the members of a committee of this association appeared before the Bureau of the Budget in 1928, they received a very courteous hearing. It was…
Descriptors: Educational History, National Surveys, School Statistics, Secondary Education
Tyler, Leona E. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1960
In September of 1958, the 85th Congress passed Public Law 85-864, the National Defense Education Act. The step had not been taken lightly. For months congressional committees had been studying alternative bills. Widespread discussion had occurred in circles where educators and the educated were represented. Many proposals had been examined and…
Descriptors: Educational History, School Personnel, Counselor Training, Federal Legislation
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Legg, Caroline E.; Jessen Carl A.; Proffitt, Maris M. – Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1947
Wartime conditions created a new interest in school-and-work programs for educators because the realities of employment were brought closer to the schools, and for those concerned with the protection of young workers because of the necessity for safeguarding the interests of these young people while on the job. School-and-work programs, under…
Descriptors: Educational History, High School Students, Junior High School Students, Student Employment
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Hunt, DeWitt – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1957
It is believed that superintendents and principals, school board members, teachers, and employers and other lay citizens--in fact, all those persons who help to decide on public-school curriculum have need for a bulletin in which information is made available concerning work experience education programs. They should be informed about selected…
Descriptors: Educational History, High School Students, Junior High School Students, Student Employment