The Twentieth-century Rural School by Edward Everett DavisThe Twentieth-century Rural School by Edward Everett Davis

The Twentieth-century Rural School

byEdward Everett Davis

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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. 1920. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX Twentieth-century Salaries For TwentiethCentury Teachers In Rural And Village Communities Two years ago the best paid principal of a seventeacher school in Texas received a salary of two thousand dollars, a comfortable home, and the use of thirty acres of good farming land. This was easily the equivalent of a three thousand dollar salary. So far as I know, the best paid principal of a four-teacher school in Texas this year receives a salary of eighteen hundred dollars, a neat fiveroom bungalow to live in, and the use of ten acres of choice farming land. This is easily the equivalent of a salary of twenty-two hundred and fifty dollars. I have conducted some research into the question of rural and village teachers' salaries in Texas the last five years. Whenever I have learned of a teacher's receiving a phenomenal salary, I have sought the reasons for it. 1 have analyzed local conditions and school functions as carefully and scientifically as I could. Some cases I have found due to highly favorable local conditions. Those, I have not carried into my series of critical observations. For example, the Pharr-San-Juan District in the lower Rio Grande Valley pays the principal three thousand six hundred dollars per year. That is in part the outcome of special advantages enjoyed by that particular locality on the irrigation canals with as rich agricultural land as there is in the world and a very highly aggressive citizenship. But where I have found a case situated in an environment typical of any very considerable portion of the state, I have given it a careful analysis. i. A Twentieth-Century Village Teacher.--The seven-teacher school previously mentioned as paying a salary of two thousand dollars to its principal is located in a sawmill village in Ea...
Title:The Twentieth-century Rural SchoolFormat:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217760392

ISBN - 13:9780217760393