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A Study to Determine Democratic Practices in the Pilot Point, Texas, High School

A Study to Determine Democratic Practices in the Pilot Point, Texas, High School

Date: 1950
Creator: Wailing, Bessie
Description: The purpose of this investigation was to reveal certain strong and weak points in the school's program, so that corrective measures might be administered for the betterment of the pupils, the staff, and the community in general.
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Status of Democratic Practices in the Ten Fifth Grade Groups in Denison, Texas

Status of Democratic Practices in the Ten Fifth Grade Groups in Denison, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Burris, Ethel L.
Description: This is a study of the democratic practices in ten fifth grade groups of Denison, Texas, in administration, methods, and curriculum. The purpose of this study is three-fold: 1. To make criteria to be used in evaluating democratic action in the elementary schools. 2. To evaluate the democratic practices in ten fifth grade groups of Denison, Texas. 3. To offer recommendations for changes that could be made for the improvement of these groups.
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A Comparative Study of the Appeal in Favorite Comics and Favorite Fiction, as Reported by Ninth-grade Pupils in the James P. Elder Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas

A Comparative Study of the Appeal in Favorite Comics and Favorite Fiction, as Reported by Ninth-grade Pupils in the James P. Elder Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Smith, Mary Blanche
Description: The problem of this study is to compare certain elements of appeal in favorite comic books and favorite books of fiction read by 384 ninth-grade pupils in the J. P. Elder Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas, during a three-months period from November 7, 1949, to February 7, 1950. The purpose of this investigation is to ascertain whether the same elements of appeal are common to both types of reading, and whether they compare favorably with the findings of other investigations reported in literature on the subject.
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An Examination of High School Failures as Revealed in the Literature of the Subject in Order to Determine the Nature, Extent, Causes and Remedies

An Examination of High School Failures as Revealed in the Literature of the Subject in Order to Determine the Nature, Extent, Causes and Remedies

Date: 1950
Creator: Mann, Ralph
Description: The purpose of this study is to investigate the subject of student academic failures in high school.
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An Evaluation of the Physical Education Program and Facilities in Secondary Schools of District 10AA of the Texas Interscholastic League

An Evaluation of the Physical Education Program and Facilities in Secondary Schools of District 10AA of the Texas Interscholastic League

Date: 1950
Creator: Riola, Johnie Anthony
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an evaluation of the physical education program and facilities in the secondary schools of District 10AA of the Texas Interscholastic League, comprising six counties in North-central Texas. The general scope of the problem is to determine how effectively the high schools of this district are conforming to certain standards for physical education as formulated by recognized authorities in the field and as outlined in courses of study issued by the Texas State Department of Education.
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An Evaluation of Objectives, Methods, and Materials in Fourth-Grade Social Studies as Found in Ten Courses of Study

An Evaluation of Objectives, Methods, and Materials in Fourth-Grade Social Studies as Found in Ten Courses of Study

Date: 1950
Creator: Cleveland, Willie Mae
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine literature and thought in the field of elementary social studies curriculum, to establish criteria for determining the adequacy of a fourth-grade social studies program and to examine, analyze and evaluate the fourth-grade social studies programs of ten Texas public school systems in order to determine how effectively they meet these criteria.
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A Study of the Relationship of Homemaking Activities of Fourth-Grade Pupils to Personality and to the Quality of Their School Work

A Study of the Relationship of Homemaking Activities of Fourth-Grade Pupils to Personality and to the Quality of Their School Work

Date: 1950
Creator: Mason, Dora Frances Whitehead
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine to what extent the homemaking responsibilities some fourth-grade children assume affect the way in which they perform their school responsibilities.
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A Comparative Study of the Cost of Operating the Rural High Schools of Collin County Before and After Gilmer-Aikin Legislation

A Comparative Study of the Cost of Operating the Rural High Schools of Collin County Before and After Gilmer-Aikin Legislation

Date: August 1950
Creator: Pinkerton, Woodrow W.
Description: Inasmuch as it has been assumed by the people of the State of Texas that the cost of operating the public school systems has risen since the Gilmer-Aikin Bills have gone into effect, the purpose of this study is to determine just what cost items have increased and to what extent. There are many cost items to be considered in the operation of a public school, and they have varied from year to year since the beginning of public school operation. This study attempts to determine those increased cost items in rural high schools which can be contributed directly to the passage of the Gilmer-Aikin Bills.
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Characteristics or Practices Which Contribute to Difficulties Experienced by Certain College Freshmen

Characteristics or Practices Which Contribute to Difficulties Experienced by Certain College Freshmen

Date: 1950
Creator: Shaw, Charles Lawson
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a survey of freshman classes in four Texas colleges to determine, in the opinion of first-year college students, the weaknesses in their high-school training that have operated to make their college work more difficult. Three major fields of difficulties -- subject matter of the high schools, the high-school teacher, and the high-school's part in developing habits and influencing students -- were used as a basis for the survey.
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A Comparison of the Achievement Made by Pupils in Single-Grade and Double-Grade Group

A Comparison of the Achievement Made by Pupils in Single-Grade and Double-Grade Group

Date: 1950
Creator: Brooks, Sallie Kirkland
Description: The problem is to endeavor to discover whether children who were placed in a double or combination grade (a room containing two grades) could be expected to advance as rapidly in their educational achievement as children in rooms containing only a single grade.
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