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Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1926
The subject of objectives in character education was discussed in a report of progress to the National Education Association, July, 1924. While this topic is not treated separately in this report, the general point of view of the 1924 report is maintained in Chapter 1, The Processes of Character Education, and is restated briefly and discussed at…
Descriptors: Educational History, Values Education, Ethical Instruction, Moral Values
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1927
This manual is printed primarily to present to educational committees of the State legislatures, educators, legislators, and interested citizens, the essentials of a program of educational legislation, state-wide in scope, based upon the experiences of the various States during the past several decades. A large amount of proposed educational…
Descriptors: Guides, School Organization, School Administration, School Support
Proffitt, Maris M. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1929
The past two years have witnessed a continued and an increasing emphasis upon vocational-industrial and manual-arts types of work in the school curriculum, and a further adjustment of the work to make it a still more effective factor in the realization of the aims of the public schools. In general there has been considerable growth in the…
Descriptors: Evening Programs, Industrial Education, Vocational Education, Housing
Jessen, Carl A. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1929
During the period 1918 to 1926 the total population of the United States increased somewhat less than 15,000,000, not quite a 14 per cent growth, according to estimates of the Bureau of the Census. During this same time the number of high schools increased 5,400, a 33 per cent increase. The teaching force in these schools practically doubled. The…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Two Year Colleges, Secondary Education, High Schools
Deffenbaugh, W. S. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1923
In a brief chapter treating of the progress and status of education in the cities of the country it is impossible to treat all of the phases of modern city school systems with their regular day schools, night schools, continuation schools, special schools, clinics, etc. Some of these phases are discussed in other chapters of the "Biennial Survey…
Descriptors: School Buildings, Urban Schools, Special Classes, Teacher Salaries
Whitcomb, Emeline S. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1925
A national conference of city supervisors of home economics was called by the U.S. Commissioner of Education, and attended by representatives from 20 States and the District of Columbia, plus one representative from New Zealand. The three-day conference was convened in Washington, D.C., to: (1) bring together supervisors, teachers of home…
Descriptors: Health Education, Home Economics Education, Citizenship, Home Economics
Deffenbaugh, W. S. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1925
The document reports on recent movements regarding day schools within city school systems; reviews on other activities, such as night schools, continuation schools special schools, etc. may appear in other chapters of the Biennial Survey of Education. This bulletin summarizes findings with regard to: administration, including adapting the school…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Teacher Improvement, Salary Wage Differentials, Day Schools
Dresslar, Fletcher B. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1925
Since the publication by the Bureau of Education of Bulletin (1910) No. 5, entitled "American Schoolhouses" much progress has been made in school architecture from every point of view. In this revised edition such changes and such additions have been made in the text as will, it is hoped, bring this progress to the attention of school authorities…
Descriptors: Architecture, Structural Elements (Construction), School Buildings, Laboratories
Works, George A. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1925
This bulletin addresses the topics of agriculture in elementary schools, including the work of boys' and girls' clubs; secondary schools; and collegiate institutions. The development of a six-year elementary school and the growth of junior high schools have contributed to a clarification of the aims of education for these school periods. There has…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Agricultural Education, Agriculture, Agricultural Colleges
Farnum, Royal Bailey – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1926
The time between the publication of the advance sheets on art education for the biennial. survey of 1920-1922 and the present document has seen greatly increased activity in this field of education. More clearly defined aims and objectives have become apparent in the elementary and high schools. Urgent demands for training in taste and the…
Descriptors: Art Education, Elementary Schools, Teaching Methods, Art Activities
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1918
In this bulletin, the Commission on the Reorganization of Secondary Education presents the cardinal principles which, in the judgment of its reviewing committee, should guide the reorganization and development of secondary education in the United States. The commission was the direct outgrowth of the work of the committee on the articulation of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Secondary Education, High Schools, Junior High Schools
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1919
Sixteen years have elapsed since a committee of the business education department of the National Education Association submitted a report on the commercial curriculum with somewhat detailed treatment of the various subjects of study. Four years ago another committee of the same department made a less complete report. Subsequent changes in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Secondary Education, Educational Change
Windes, Eustace E. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1927
This bulletin includes: (1) a general statement of present thoughts and trends, covering the accepted philosophy of purpose, influence of modern educational psychology, trends in enrollment, and the nature and trends of the present social order; (2) secondary pupil population, addressing enrollment, chronological age representation in secondary…
Descriptors: Educational History, Secondary Education, High Schools, Junior High Schools
Proffitt, Maris M. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1927
A survey of educational literature, of courses of study both in the public schools and teacher-training institutions, of the programs of educational conventions, of conference reports, and of special reports from many school systems leads to the conclusion that more activity has been manifested during the past two years in the study of the…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Films, Visual Aids, Occupational Information
Swiggett, Glen Levin – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1921
The period of participation of the United States in the recent war witnessed a revival of interest in training for business with a consequent experimentation in all types and grades of schools, as well as through nonschool agencies, governmental and otherwise. A survey of this field for the two years ending June 30, 1920, reveals an interest even…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Business Education, Business Administration Education
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