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How large are our public high schools?

Walter H. Gaumnitz

How large are our public high schools?

by Walter H. Gaumnitz

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[By] Walter H. Gaumnitz and Ellsworth Tompkins.
SeriesUnited States. Office of Education. Circular -- no. 304
ContributionsTompkins, Ellsworth., United States. Office of Education.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 39 p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22967274M

I know in my county at least, we have seven of the 12 largest high schools in the state. One of our high schools has a freshman campus a sophomore-junior campus and a senior campus because it's so big. It's football stadium is the third largest in the state aside from Clemson and Carolina.   Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools is a book written by Jonathan Kozol that examines the American educational system and the inequalities that exist between poor inner-city schools and more affluent suburban schools. Kozol believes that children from poor families are cheated out of a future due to the vastly underequipped, understaffed, and underfunded schools that exist in Author: Ashley Crossman.

  Here’s why: Students in wealthier public school districts are far more likely to receive high-quality civics education than students in low-income and majority-minority schools. Contrary to Popular Belief, the Problem isn’t that Students Receive No Civics Education.   Then, make a case for what should be done — or not done — to make New York’s elite public schools more diverse. • Stop Fixating on One Elite Author: Keith Meatto.

Our Best Public High Schools. Out of the schools in our readership area, 72 made our cutoff. Considering how low Texas sets the bar, that’s not very encouraging. If the school district no longer needed the property, then they would probably sell it or lease it, either with the buildings intact or as a tear-down property. It probably depends on state laws and the school district charter. The Palo Alto schoo.


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