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Stacy, Michelle – American Educational History Journal, 2014
This article seeks to analyze the historical origins of the connection between social studies and coaching, which is grounded in the masculine discourse of history, social studies, and athletics. Further, this article explains how history, social studies, and athletics at the secondary school level were constructed as masculine through the…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Athletic Coaches, Secondary Education, History Instruction
Beckerle, John R. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of the study was to explore the current perceptions of adults who were enrolled in the gifted program of the St. Louis Public Schools in the fall of 1959 or spring of 1960. At this time in history the Cold War was a reality and the U.S. enacted the National Defense Education Act (NDEA) to find talented young people and give them the…
Descriptors: Adults, Attitude Measures, Academically Gifted, Public Schools
Camp, Dolph – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1963
Demands on guidance workers in secondary schools are constantly increasing. Certification requirements for these workers are continually being revised as their responsibilities become more sharply defined. Since the appearance of the 1960 edition of "Guidance Workers Certification Requirements" (Bulletin 1960, No. 14), 21 States and…
Descriptors: Educational History, National Surveys, Certification, Counseling Psychology
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
Parke, Beryl – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1961
This catalog lists Office of Education publications which are either in stock or in press as of October 1960, and are expected to be available for sale to the public through the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, early in 1961. Many new titles have been added to the previous catalog, "Publications of the Office of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Government Publications, Annotated Bibliographies
Parke, Beryl, Ed. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1962
This bulletin contains a classified and annotated list of about 500 publications issued by the U.S. Office of Education through October 1961, including recent editions of annual surveys which, since the academic year 1869-70, have become traditional publications of the Office of Education, providing data and forecasts concerning finances,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Government Publications, Annotated Bibliographies
Shedd, A. Neal; Scott, Anita K.; McCullough, James M. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1961
Because of the growing importance of the sciences in the society and the increasing interest of young people in pursuing scientific careers, the Congress of the United States enacted Public Law 85-875. One purpose of the law as stated in Section 2(a) (4) is "to develop an awareness of the satisfactions to be derived through a career devoted…
Descriptors: Educational History, Annotated Bibliographies, Science Careers, Mathematics
Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1962
This digest is a compilation of the more significant statistical material available in the Office of Education on the American educational system. It contains information on a variety of subjects within the broad field of educational statistics, including schools, enrollments, teachers, graduates, educational attainment, finances, and Federal…
Descriptors: Educational History, School Statistics, Statistical Surveys, Statistical Studies
Siebert, Ivan N., Comp.; Waddell, Jerry N., Comp.; Murphy, Louise R., Comp. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1961
The initiation of the educational records and reports study by the Office of Education in 1951 marked a turning point in the Federal State teamwork approach toward providing a basis for complete, accurate, and comparable educational information. In cooperation with State education agencies and professional groups, three major handbooks of standard…
Descriptors: Educational History, Federal State Relationship, Student Records, Reports
Hayes, Alfred S. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1963
During the past fifteen years, educators and electronics specialists have been experimenting with language facilities, usually by modifying equipment components which were originally designed for other purposes. The rapid growth, wide diversity, and newness of these electronic aids to language learning have created the need for a study of the most…
Descriptors: Educational History, Guides, Language Laboratories, Educational Technology
McLaughlin, Kenneth F. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1964
Under Title V, Guidance, Counseling, and Testing of the "National Defense Education Act of 1958," the Congress of the United States has recognized the value of tests as a tool which may be used to help make an early determination of the aptitudes and abilities of the students in U.S. schools. This bulletin attempts to explain the use and…
Descriptors: Educational History, School Guidance, Educational Testing, Aptitude Tests
Simon, Kenneth A.; Grant, W. Vance – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1964
This bulletin is the third in a series of annual publications initiated by the Office of Education in October 1962. It is a compilation of significant statistical material pertaining to American education. It contains information on a variety of subjects within the broad filed of educational statistics, including schools and colleges, enrollments,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Secondary School Curriculum, Student Mobility