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Jones, Arthur J. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1907
The term "continuation school," while commonly used in England for some time has not been generally employed in this country and may need some further explanation. As use in this bulletin, it refers to any type of school which offers to people while they are at work opportunity for further education and training. It thus presupposes…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Needs, Agencies
Hill, A. C. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1924
The first bulletin on schools in prisons for adults published by the United States Bureau of Education was issued in 1913. During the 10 years that have intervened, some progress has been made toward the solution of the problems dealing with men and women in prison. The advance has been less, perhaps, in visible accomplishment than in focusing…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Countries, Males, Correctional Institutions
Ryan, W. Carson, Jr. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1919
The problem of organizing human labor resources has suddenly emerged, like so many other social and economic problems, from the realm of the academic into that of the immediate and practical, largely under the stimulus of war necessity. Through the selective draft act, the Federal employment plan, and specialized training under the War Department,…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Vocational Education, Job Skills, Career Guidance
Steiner, Bernard C. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1919
Henry Barnard was "one of the men who revitalized the American common-school system", and as such, he is clearly worthy of a biography. Not only was his service a noted one to elementary education, but as college president and as the organizer of the United States Bureau of Education his activity also touched other parts of the country's…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Educational Development, College Presidents, Educational History
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1919
This bulletin provides details of the current state of education in United States territories and dependencies. Contents include: (1) Education in Porto Rico (by Paul G. Miller); (2) Education in the Canal Zone (summarized from the report of A. R. Lang); (3) The Virgin Islands (from the report of the school director); (4) Hawaii (by Henry W.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, War, Military Service, Charter Schools
Goldberger, Henry H. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1920
The process of transforming the mind of a man who speaks and thinks in one language so that an entirely different language can be used easily and naturally, is a difficult one. Only within the past few years has this process been given the general study it deserves. Recently a number of colleges and universities have been making investigations of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Units of Study, Conferences (Gatherings)