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A Study to Determine the Adequacy of the Science Programs of the Small High Schools of North Central Texas

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine how adequately the smaller high schools of North Central Texas are conforming to certain standards in the science field. The problem of this study is to determine whether science teachers' objectives and methods are in line with educational objectives and certain sound psychological practices and whether the science training has made any contributions to the general education of the high-school students in this area.
Date: 1950
Creator: Hoeldtke, Clara
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The Teaching Practices of Science Teachers in Selected Texas High Schools

Description: The problem of this study was to determine the emphasis placed on various science teaching practices by a random sample of high school biology, chemistry, and physics teachers in selected Texas high schools. The subproblem was to compare the emphasis placed on the practices as reported by the high school teachers with the emphasis as recommended by national science education specialists, teachers of biology, chemistry, and physics in selected Texas colleges and universities, and teachers of professional education courses in selected Texas colleges and universities.
Date: July 1967
Creator: Pewitt, Edith Marie Hendrix
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Phasing Out Basic Classes: Patterns of Response to an Administrative Mandate

Description: The problem of this study was to determine patterns of response of Texas schools in implementing the Texas Education Agency mandate to phase out below grade level courses. High schools were instructed to phase out these courses, using one of four options outlined by the Texas Education Agency. The study was conducted in two parts with both a telephone survey and a mail survey. The data collected from the telephone survey was used to construct and validate the mail survey instrument. The mail survey was sent to a stratified sample of Texas high schools based on school size, district wealth, and geographical location.
Date: August 1994
Creator: Dugger, Harry Neil
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The Administration of the Guidance Program for Secondary Schools

Description: An attempt will be made to answer these questions: (1) Why is a guidance program necessary? (2) What steps are being taken to accomplish the objectives set forth? (3) What is considered the best method of instituting a guidance program? In answering these questions a study of the guidance programs in a few of the leading cities and states of the United States has been taken into consideration. The best possible method or combination of methods will be recommended. This method will be compared with the program of guidance now in operation in the Waco High School, Waco, Texas.
Date: January 1948
Creator: Hillyer, Martha B.
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[News Script: Football]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a high school football game in Dallas between Woodrow Wilson High and Sunset High. Wilson wins the game 14-7.
Date: November 23, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Football]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the start of high school football season in Fort Worth. Weatherford High wins the opening game over North Side High, 18-9.
Date: September 14, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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[News Script: Football]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Fort Worth high school football game between Pascal High in Fort Worth and Highland Park High in Dallas. Pascal High wins the game 32-14.
Date: September 21, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Vandals]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about vandals smearing red, yellow, and white paint on Highland Park High School in Dallas.
Date: May 27, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Guidance Work Practices in Class A Schools in Texas

Description: The objective of this thesis is to determine guidance practices in four-year, Class A High Schools in Texas by: (1) surveying related literature in the field of guidance to determine what the experts consider a good guidance program for secondary schools; (2) means of a survey in the form of a questionnaire, to determine what is actually being done in guidance work in Texas Class A Schools; (3) arriving at a conclusion concerning good guidance work practices for four year, Class A High Schools in Texas.
Date: August 1954
Creator: Copeland, Alva Beach
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Causes of Maladjustment and Some Remedial Measures

Description: The problem in this study is threefold: (1) to discover cases of maladjustment which exist among the students of a certain small high school; (2) to determine as far as possible the causes of these maladjustments, particularly the role of the school as a contributing agent; and (3) to suggest and to apply as far as possible remedial measures.
Date: 1951
Creator: Reeves, Isla Davidson
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Goals of Behavior, Social Interest and Parent Attitudes in an Alternative School

Description: This study investigated whether students in an Alternative School differed significantly from students who remain on a regular high school campus on measures of goals of misbehavior which included the factors of attention, power, revenge, inadequacy, and on measures of social interest. This study also investigated whether the attitudes of parents of Alternative School students differed significantly from the attitudes of parents of regular campus students on the factors of confidence, causation, acceptance, understanding and trust.
Date: August 1987
Creator: Downing, Rebecca
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[News Script: Mansfield Continues to Defy Court Order]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Mansfield high school's resistance toward a court order for integration, and the community's prevention of any African American students attempting to register.
Date: August 31, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: New Racial Strife in Fort Worth ; Mansfield]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany two news stories. The first is about protests and demonstrations against an African American family who recently moved onto an all-white street in a racially mixed neighborhood. Second is a story about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Minton granting Mansfield high school the opportunity to delay a court order requiring the school to admit African American students.
Date: September 2, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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[News Script: Negroes take over Forest High School]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Forest Avenue High School, renamed James A. Madison, being declared a "Negro high school" and most white students and teachers moving to other schools.
Date: September 5, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Football]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10:00 P.M.
Date: August 14, 1997
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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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

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.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Wallace, Morris Sheppard
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[News Script: Mansfield is Quiet After Demonstration]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the admittance of African American students into schools in Mansfield and the angry demonstrations on school registration day by those opposed to the court order.
Date: August 30, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

A Comparison of Selected Arkansas North Central Association Secondary Schools Using the Evaluative Criteria

Description: The purpose of this study was to report the evaluation ratings and describe the Arkansas NCA secondary schools, as indicated in the Summary Reports of the Evaluative Criteria, 1960 edition, and to compare ratings on all sections and divisions, section D-J, by size classifications.
Date: August 1972
Creator: Robbins, Homer Dale
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The Effects of Selected Auditory Stimulation upon Learning Typewriting

Description: The problem of this study was to determine the effects of typewriting practice with selected auditory stimulation on student achievement in typewriting. It included the following sub-problems: 1. Determining the extent to which typewriting practice with selected auditory stimulation affected ability to compose at the typewriter. 2. Determining the extent to which typewriting practice with selected auditory stimulation affected ability to typewrite from dictation. 3. Determining the extent to which typewriting practice with selected auditory stimulation affected ability to typewrite from copy.
Date: June 1962
Creator: Lemaster, Arthur James, 1933-
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