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US Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1946
During the early part of the present century it became clear that in our efforts to emphasize general education we were neglecting vocational education. The agitation to correct that defect resulted in the passage of the Smith-Hughes law in 1917 and the development of an effective system of vocational education "of less than college grade" under…
Descriptors: Vocational High Schools, Vocational Education, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education
Monahan, A. C.; Phillips, Adams – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1913
Farragut School is an example of a successful attempt to adapt the organization, work, and ideas of a country school to the needs of country life. It is located in the open country near the village of Concord, Know County, Tennessee. Through 10 years of varied success this school has demonstrated the fact that the work of the rural school may be…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Agricultural Occupations, Community Schools, Educational Development
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Brown, Kenneth E.; Johnson, Philip G. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1953
The Cooperative Committee on the Teaching of Science and Mathematics of the American Association for the Advancement of Science that participated in planning for and publishing this bulletin is composed of representatives of seventeen national scientific and mathematical societies including representatives from the associated teaching…
Descriptors: Scientific Personnel, Scientific Research, Educational Change, Science Instruction