Survey Of The St. Louis Public Schools (volume 1)

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byCharles Hubbard Judd

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918. Excerpt: ... PART I-ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION CHAPTER I GENERAL STATEMENT OF THE PURPOSE AND METHOD OF THE SURVEY By Chas. H. Judd Reasons For The Survey The survey of the St. Louis public schools was organized by the Board of Education for the purpose of securing a definite body of facts on which to base its financial policy and with which to persuade the citizens of St. Louis of the wisdom of this policy. Until recent years the Board of Education has been able to secure sufficient funds for the current expenses of the school system and also for its permanent building investments from current taxes. These taxes have, however, been increased until they have reached the limit set by the state constitution. The demands for enlargement continue to increase and it is no longer possible to meet all of the requirements of the school system out of current income. The law permits a bond issue on vote of the citizens, the proceeds of which may be used for the erection of buildings. From time to time the Board of Education has in its publinhed reports called attention to the fact that this financial issue must be met. In some instances, however, members of the Board of Education have expressed doubt about the necessity of additional funds. They have even advocated 1 retrenchment as the solution of the problem. In 1915 the Board retrenched by omitting summer schools, and later they found it necessary to reduce the educational opportunities offered to adults in night school. These efforts to save money were not popular with the citizens and they did not hold back enough money to build the necessary buildings or relieve the general financial pressure. The Board finally decided that it was necessary to ask for a bond issue for buildings. In the discussions which accompanied a...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918. Excerpt: ... PART I-ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION CHAPTER I GENERAL STATEMENT OF THE PURPOSE AND METHOD OF THE SURVEY By Chas. H. Judd Re...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217882420

ISBN - 13:9780217882422

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