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A Comparative Analysis of Curricular Programs in Private, Public Choice, and Public Attendance-Zone Schools in San Antonio, Texas

Description: The purpose of this study was to examine curricular programs in private, public choice, and public attendance-zone schools to determine whether differences exist among curricular programs in the three types of schools. The findings from the student survey data indicated that private school students reported their curriculum to be more challenging than public school students, but no other significant differences were noted. Findings from the teacher survey showed more positive results for privat… more
Date: December 1997
Creator: Miller, Alice Elizabeth Owen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Public School Choice : An Impact Assessment

Description: The goal of this thesis is to understand the consequences of educational choice in the public school system. The research takes place in San Antonio, Texas. The research encompasses meaningful comparisons between three sets of low income students and their families: 1) those who chose to remain in their attendance-zone school, 2) those who enrolled in the multilingual program, and 3) those who applied to the multilingual program but were not admitted because of space limitations.
Date: December 1995
Creator: Davis, Casi G. (Casi Gail)
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Survey of the Intramural Athletic Program of Brackenridge High School, San Antonio, Texas, to Determine the Status of this Program as Compared with Standards Set by Previous Studies

Description: This thesis is the result of an examination of a recently added intramural sports program at Brackenridge High School in San Antonio, Texas. Value and benefits are explored while, also, describing the planning and implementation of the program.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Forehand, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Assessment of the Relationship of the Peer Assistance and Leadership (PAL) Program on the Self-Concept of At-Risk Students as Measured by the Piers-Harris Children's Self-Concept Scale

Description: The problem of this study was to determine if there was a difference in the self-concept of two groups of ninth-grade students when one group received the services of junior and senior students in a Peer Assistance and Leadership class. The results of the Piers-Harris Children's—Self—Concept Scale were used to determine the difference between the mean self-concept scores of the two groups and also to determine if there was a relationship between the criterion variable of the total self-concept … more
Date: August 1989
Creator: Karam, Patricia
Partner: UNT Libraries
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A Comparative Analysis of the Values That Are Predominant in Private Schools, Public Choice Schools, and Public Attendance-Zone Schools in San Antonio, Texas

Description: Public concern with respect to declining traditional values, character, and family structure in the midst of increased crime, violence, and drug use have brought American education into the political arena and under intense scrutiny. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether or not differences exist in the values fostered in private schools, public choice schools and public attendance-zone schools and whether or not there are differences in the values that are identified by students … more
Date: August 1996
Creator: Ausbrooks, Carrie Yvonne Barron
Partner: UNT Libraries
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An Educational Design for Consciousness-Raising in Social Justice Education for the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word: Paulo Freire's Philosophy and Methodology Applied to the Congregational Ministry for/with the Economically Poor

Description: The purpose of the investigation was two-fold: (1) to develop an educational design for consciousness-raising in social justice education using Paulo Freire's literacy method, and (2) to investigate its effect on the Incarnate Word sisters' attitude toward the economically poor, Workshop sessions examined social justice concepts of the economically poor as stated in the Acts of the Congregation's General Chapter and applied Freire's method of consciousness-raising outlined in his Pedagogy of th… more
Date: May 1987
Creator: Palmer, Margaret Rose
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The Effect of Study Skills Training Intervention on United States Air Force Aeromedical Apprentices

Description: The study examined the effects of a study skills training intervention course on U.S. Air Force Aeromedical Apprentices with five main purposes. The first was to examine the relationship between study skills training and the number of times students required academic interventions outside of normal class time. The second purpose was to examine the relationship between study skills training and end of course averages. The third was to determine the relationship between study skills training and … more
Date: August 1998
Creator: Griffith, John Clark
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Imagery, Psychotherapy, and Directed Relaxation: Physiological Correlates

Description: Thirty outpatients being treated at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center Department of Behavioral Health Psychology were randomly assigned to either a relaxation/imagery training class (R/I), a short-term psychotherapy group (P/G) or a no treatment control group. Subjects had psychological, physiological and immunological data taken before and after treatment. Results indicated that support for the hypothesis that relaxation/imagery training improves the psychological, physiological, and immunologi… more
Date: May 1992
Creator: Baldridge, Jeffrey T. (Jeffrey Turner)
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Who Leaves and Why: an Examination of Latino Student Attrition from a Selective Public School Thematic Choice Program in San Antonio, Texas

Description: This study was conducted to examine the problem of attrition from a public middle school foreign language enrichment program by students who were admitted on the basis of superior grades, test scores, and recommendations from their teachers, counselors, and parents. The study took place in inner-city San Antonio and involves Latino sixth and seventh graders from mostly low-income families. Literature pertaining to school choice options, education of Latino students, and student attrition was re… more
Date: December 1996
Creator: Thomas, Kathryn, 1948-
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Fiesta

Description: Book discussing with San Antonio's Fiesta de San Jacinto, held in April, and Honey Merrick's relationship with the celebration.
Date: 1951
Creator: Brassell, Georgie
Partner: UNT Libraries
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What Went Wrong? How Arrogant Ignorance and Cultural Misconceptions Turned Deadly at the San Antonio Courthouse, March 19, 1840

Description: Although the Council House Fight is well written about in the annals of early Texas history, this all-encompassing study will reveal a whole new picture. Unlike previous works that maintained one point of view, multiple perspectives were analyzed and explored to allow a more comprehensive view of the Council House Fight to emerge. Primary focus on social and cultural misunderstandings, as well as the mounting hostility between the Penateka Comanche and Texians across the frontier, will demonst… more
Date: May 2008
Creator: Copeland, Cristen Paige
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Bell Ringer

Description: This is the story of Victor Rodriguez, star track athlete and San Antonio educator. From his earliest days in South Texas in the 1940s he broke many barriers. As a football player and track star he set records and won trophies at Edna High School, at Victoria College, and at North Texas State College. At each stage of his education, he often found himself the only Mexican American in his group. He developed his sports prowess from nine years of early morning running to the church in Edna, to ri… more
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Date: November 2021
Creator: Rodriguez, Victor
Partner: UNT Libraries

Boy's Coat

Description: Boy's coat of black and white herringbone tweed. Double breasted with notched lapel and 6 buttons; opening is reversible to be opened on left or right. Patch pockets at sides. Half belt across back. Lined from the waist up with dark gray flannel, and from the waist down with plaid flannel. Manufacturer's label: "Ess Kay"
Date: 1939
Creator: Esskay Manufacturing Co.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Photograph of Alamo Plaza in San Antonio]

Description: Photograph of a horse auction in Alamo plaza, San Antonio, Texas. Men and horses are standing in groups at various points around the area; some men are sitting at tables, as others congregate in a covered structure in the background. Handwritten on back: "Alamo Plaza Photographer. Horses for sale in San Antonio." This photo is damaged and the top portion of the image is missing.
Date: [1880..]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Evening Slippers

Description: Heeled evening slippers or pumps of peach satin. Designed with pointed toe, the plain uppers have a simple seam/stitch along squared edge of vamp which runs horizontally to meet the sole near heel. This seam gives a "two-tone" effect to the satin as the light hits it. The 2 1/4" high modified French heel is covered with the same satin. Designer's label inside right shoe: "Paul's / Aristocrats / Hand Made / Turn-Sole" Stamped inside right shoe: "Narrow Heel Model / Hand / Made / Turns / Sta-… more
Date: 1930
Creator: Paul's Shoes
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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[News Clip: San Antonio storms]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: March 28, 1994, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 50 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Cadena]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6pm.
Date: December 17, 1988, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 45 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Lucas FOLO]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story by Mike Schneider about Henry Lee Lucas being called from Waco to San Antonio, Texas to appear before a federal grand jury and Attorney General Jim Maddox's arguments before Circuit Justice Byron White of the Supreme Court to have the San Antonio judge's decision reversed. The story includes footage of Lucas being escorted by a deputy federal marshall and McClennan County Sheriff Jack Harwell and an interview… more
Date: April 24, 1985
Duration: 1 minute 52 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Cop suspect]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story.
Date: April 25, 1991, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 59 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Cop suspects]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story. This story aired at 5pm.
Date: April 25, 1991, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 02 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Shah protests]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: December 5, 1979, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 37 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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