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English: Jordan High School - Salt Lake City, Utah.

Identifier: communitycivicsr01dunn Title: Community civics and rural life Year: 1920 (1920s) Authors: Dunn, Arthur William, 1868-1927 Subjects: Country life Publisher: Boston, New York [etc.] O. C. Heath & Co Contributing Library: The Library of Congress Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress

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Text Appearing Before Image: ethodsof teaching. What the family does for the education of the children that the schoolcannot do. What the school does that the family cannot do. Organization of the schools in your district, township, county, or city. Advantages of graded schools over ungraded schools. Consolidation of schools in your county or state. Debate the question: The district school is more democratic than thecounty organization. Method of selection of the superintendent of your county and town.Length of term of office. Organization, powers, mode of election, etc., of your local board ofeducation. EDUCATION 297 Authority, or lack of authority, of your county superintendent over theschools of cities and large towns in the county. Qualifications prescribed for teachers in your county or town. Howselected. How are school books selected? Are they free to pupils? Advantagesand disadvantages of free textbooks. Evidence that public education is or is not a matter of common interestto the people of your community.

Text Appearing After Image: Jordan High School, Salt Lake City, Utah Examples of team work, or lack of it, in your community in the interestof the schools. Are the methods by which school authorities are chosen in your com-munity calculated to secure the best leadership? How the duties relating to the schools are divided between your schoolboard and the superintendent. Does your board perform any duties thatshould be performed by the superintendent, or vice versa? Explain. Parent-teacher organizations in your community and their service. Public education was long restricted to the elementary school.High schools were at first private academies designed to preparefor college the few who wished to continue their education.While they still continue to give preparation for college, theirdevelopment in recent years has been largely for the benefit of 298 COMMUNITY CIVICS the greater number of boys and girls who do not expect to go toDevelopment C0^eSe- The high school naturally made its firstof the appearance in citie

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