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How Some of the Problems Connected with the Teaching of Reading to Spanish-American Children are Being Met by Schools of the Southwest

How Some of the Problems Connected with the Teaching of Reading to Spanish-American Children are Being Met by Schools of the Southwest

Date: August 1937
Creator: Young, Alma
Description: This study attempted to detremine some of the outstanding problems arising in the teaching of reading to first-grade Spanish-American children, and to discover and evaluate methods and materials used by administrators and first-grade teachers in attempting to solve these problems.
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The Preparation and Work of High School Teachers in Collin County

The Preparation and Work of High School Teachers in Collin County

Date: August 1937
Creator: Alexander, Mabel Parker
Description: "The aim of this study is to examine some of the factors and conditions underlying the preparation and work of the high school teachers in Collin County for the year 1936-1937 only. In finding and tabulating the existing factors and conditions, it is hoped that this will be of help in making improvements in the present schedule for the training of high school teachers."--leaf 2
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A Proposed Plan for Equalizing the Financial Burdens of Hill County Public Schools

A Proposed Plan for Equalizing the Financial Burdens of Hill County Public Schools

Date: August 1937
Creator: Savage, Elijah Monroe
Description: "This study consists of two phases: (1) as study of existing financial conditions of the public schools of Hill county based on assessed valuations, tax rates, expenses per scholastic, and investments per scholastic in bond and capital outlay, and (2) a proposed plan for equalizing the existing inequalities..the study includes all of the 82 public schools of Hill County,Texas. The study includes 63 common school districts, 4 independent districts under county supervision, 2 rural high schools, and 13 independent districts. These schools range in scholastic population from 27 to 1974."--leaf 1
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Some Factors Associated with Teacher Placement in Texas.

Some Factors Associated with Teacher Placement in Texas.

Date: August 1937
Creator: Ramsey, Lewis Slaton
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an analysis of some factors associated with teacher selection in Texas.
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The Status of the Rural School Child in the City High School

The Status of the Rural School Child in the City High School

Date: August 1937
Creator: Kunkel, Robert F.
Description: The purpose of this study is to see whether the shifting of great numbers of agricultural folk to the city high school really creates a serious problem for the adminstrators and teachers of the city high schools. The records of the 477 rural transfers of the tenth and eleventh grades of these six high schools were investigated.
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A Study of McKinney's School System with Reference to the Financial Status, the Educational Plant, the Educational Staff and the Pupils

A Study of McKinney's School System with Reference to the Financial Status, the Educational Plant, the Educational Staff and the Pupils

Date: August 1937
Creator: Alexander, Arlin Albert
Description: "The purpose of this study is to determine the present status of the McKinney school system in regard to the financial ability, the school plant, the teaching staff, and the pupils by making a profound comparison with general practices and statndards set up by accepted authorities and offering constructive criticism and recommendations that are needed, as obviously shown by comparison."--leaf 2
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A Study of Some of the Factors Influencing the Achievement of Elementary School Children in Denton County

A Study of Some of the Factors Influencing the Achievement of Elementary School Children in Denton County

Date: August 1937
Creator: Jones, Robert Elzie
Description: "There are many factors that influence the achievement of school children; however it is rather difficult to determine the effect of each because of the close relationship and probable overlapping of the various factors. The problem in this study is to determine what effect the size of the school, training and qualifications of the teachers, and sex have upon the achievement of elementary school children in Denton County. A few of the main factors involved in this study will be examined and statistically presented, so as to show their relation to the achievement of the rural children in Denton County, as revealed through the Harlow achievement tests."-- leaf 1.
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To Determine Whether Changes Are Needed in the Recreation Program of Secondary Schools of Hill County Texas

To Determine Whether Changes Are Needed in the Recreation Program of Secondary Schools of Hill County Texas

Date: August 1937
Creator: Savage, Flora Strickland
Description: "It is the purpose of this study to attack one phase of the leisure-time problem: that phase which deals with the recreation program of secondary schools. As effort will be made to determine whether changes are needed in the recreation program of the secondary schools of Hill County Texas in order that they may meet the demands of the new leisure in the light of young people's activities and interests and accepted standards of the present day."--leaf 1.
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To Develop an Evaluating Technique which will have a Definite Relationship to the Declared Principles and Practices of the Speech Curriculum

To Develop an Evaluating Technique which will have a Definite Relationship to the Declared Principles and Practices of the Speech Curriculum

Date: August 1937
Creator: Anglin, Helen
Description: This purpose of this study is to develop a technique which will serve to evaluate the practices in public speaking in the light of the declared principles.
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Adequacy of Training of Junior High School Teachers of Industrial Arts in Texas

Adequacy of Training of Junior High School Teachers of Industrial Arts in Texas

Date: June 1938
Creator: Karnes, Ray
Description: "The problem of this study is to determine to what extent the junior high school teachers of industrial arts in Texas are being trained to meet the apparent needs and trends in the field. Do the teachers colleges of Texas have the facilities --curricula--to adequately train industrial arts teacher for the courses that are actually being taught in the junior high schools of Texas? The study is limited to certain aspects of industrial arts in the junior high schools and the State Teachers colleges of Texas. The offerings and trends in offerings of the junior high schools, the organization and trends in the organization, the adequacy of training of industrial arts teachers in the junior schools, and offerings and trends in the industrial arts departments of the Texas State Teachers Colleges are of major importance in this study. " --p. 1
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Children's Preferences Between Realistic and Fantastic Stories in the First and Second Grades

Children's Preferences Between Realistic and Fantastic Stories in the First and Second Grades

Date: June 1938
Creator: Ragland, Eulelia
Description: The purpose of this study was to find the type of stories in which the children in the first and second grades were most interested. The writer wanted to determine whether or not there was a preference for fantastic or realistic stories in these grades, whether or not boys preferred one type of stories and girls another, and whether or not age and intelligence entered in as determining factors.
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How Practical Arts Education has Functioned in Mexico D. F.

How Practical Arts Education has Functioned in Mexico D. F.

Date: June 1938
Creator: Hamilton, Tom G.
Description: The aim of this study was to present a condensed and authentic report of what Mexico has done toward a practical education of the nation. It is also the aim of this study to show the development, the status, and the functioning of the Federal District. The study point out the relation and the needs of this type of education to the social and economic welfare and progress of the Mexican people.
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Student Aid in the Secondary Schools of Texas

Student Aid in the Secondary Schools of Texas

Date: June 1938
Creator: Morgan, John H.
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine student aid in Texas from the standpoint of history, types, sources, and adminstration in order to see whether the movement possibly represents any significant trend or tendencies in the privileges of secondary education in Texas.
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The Validity of Certain Influences and Factors Involved in the Choice of a Vocation

The Validity of Certain Influences and Factors Involved in the Choice of a Vocation

Date: June 1938
Creator: McAlister, Daniel Reid
Description: This study undertakes to determine the validity of certain influences and factors involved in the choice of an occupation by high school seniors, as compared with their real interests as shown by Hepner's Vocational Interest Test.
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The Analysis and Some of the Factors Associated with High School Transfers in Hill County

The Analysis and Some of the Factors Associated with High School Transfers in Hill County

Date: August 1938
Creator: Ballew, Harvey Conway
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a survey of the thirteen accredited high schools in Hill County to determine some of the factors associated with high school transfers in Hill County, and their results.
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An Analysis of Ways of Reporting Child Progress to Parents

An Analysis of Ways of Reporting Child Progress to Parents

Date: August 1938
Creator: Phillips, David Shelby
Description: This thesis deals specifically with one phase of our educational program. It is an analysis of newer ways of reporting child progress to parents. In this study of reporting child progress to parents the problem in concern is how near our newer ways of reporting approach the present trends in education which are influenced by our modern philosophical and psychological concepts.
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Can the Administration of the Common Schools of District Four be Improved Under the Present "Set-Up"

Can the Administration of the Common Schools of District Four be Improved Under the Present "Set-Up"

Date: August 1938
Creator: Jones, Carrol Madison
Description: This study focused on determining whether the adminstration of the common schools of District Four in Texas can be made to function more effectively without changing the external structure of the administrative organization and to determine whether the administrative duties are being performed in a fairly uniform manner.
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A Comparative Study of the Annual Instructional Pupil-Subject Cost in Five Class A High Schoolswith the Standard Cost Over the State, Together with an Attempt to Determine the Factors that Affect Pupil-Subject Cost

A Comparative Study of the Annual Instructional Pupil-Subject Cost in Five Class A High Schoolswith the Standard Cost Over the State, Together with an Attempt to Determine the Factors that Affect Pupil-Subject Cost

Date: August 1938
Creator: Wallace, Morris Sheppard
Description: The subject of this study is the comparison of the annual instructional pupil-subject cost in five class a high schools and a determination of the factors in each schools which affects its instructional cost, and finally, an attempt to set up criterion for determining the annual pupil-subject instructional cost in a high school in a city of from 5,000 to 25,000 population.
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A Comparison of Junior College Transfers with Native Students of North Texas State Teachers College

A Comparison of Junior College Transfers with Native Students of North Texas State Teachers College

Date: August 1938
Creator: Porter, Para Wright
Description: "The purpose of the investigation reported here are: 1. To determine whether or not the junior college transfers do as good work as the native students of the North Texas State Teachers College..."--1.
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The Effect of Class Size on Achievement in Eighth Grade General Mathematics

The Effect of Class Size on Achievement in Eighth Grade General Mathematics

Date: August 1938
Creator: Burks, J. L.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine whether the size of class in eighth grade general mathematics affects the achievemnt of pupils in the class.
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The Effect of Regular Employment of Mothers on three Phases of Student Progress in the Elementary School

The Effect of Regular Employment of Mothers on three Phases of Student Progress in the Elementary School

Date: August 1938
Creator: Capps, Maud
Description: This study attempted to ansewer, among other issue, the following questions: Did out of the home employement of the mother have any effect upon the child? If it had any effect, could it be determined and measured in such a manner as to draw reasonable conclusions?
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The Effect of the Socio-Economic Status of Sixth-Grade Pupils on Arithmetic Attainment

The Effect of the Socio-Economic Status of Sixth-Grade Pupils on Arithmetic Attainment

Date: August 1938
Creator: Webb, Mary Carlisle
Description: The purposeof this study is to determine the effect of the socio-economic status of the homes of sixth-grade pupils on their arithmatic attainment. It also aims to point out the effect of social and economic factors of home environment on each of the four arithmatical abilities through a critical analysis and interpretation of the data.
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The Effects of Traditional Report Cards Upon the Grading of students of South Park Elementary School, Beaumont, Texas

The Effects of Traditional Report Cards Upon the Grading of students of South Park Elementary School, Beaumont, Texas

Date: August 1938
Creator: Hackler, Vivien
Description: In this study, the writer has attempted to judge the effects of different types of report cards upon the accuracy of the teachers' grades of South Park Elementary School. The data used in this study, is located in Beaumont, Texas.
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An Evaluation of Educational Guidance as Practiced in Texas Secondary Schools Administered by North Texas Teachers College Graduate Students

An Evaluation of Educational Guidance as Practiced in Texas Secondary Schools Administered by North Texas Teachers College Graduate Students

Date: August 1938
Creator: Boyd, Roy
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine,in a group of Texas secondary schools, the practices employed in educational guidance, and to compare these practices with those obtained in representative secondary schools of the United States.
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