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The gates open slowly : a history of education in Kentucky

Author: Frank LeRond McVey
Publisher: Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©1949.
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Education in Kentucky has developed slowly, and even now the state ranks low in the nation in providing public funds for the development of its human resources. In this book the author, who was president of the University of Kentucky from 1917 to 1940, traces the tortuous path of education in the state from the pioneer log schoolhouse to the modern universities of Kentucky and Louisville.
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McVey, Frank L.
Gates Open Slowly : A History of Education in Kentucky.
Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©1949
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank LeRond McVey
ISBN: 9780813163932 0813163935
OCLC Number: 900345090
Description: 1 online resource (332 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Preface; Contents; CHAPTERS; I. THE PEOPLOE OF KENTUCKY AND THEIR EDUCATIONAL BEGINNINGS; II. EARLY SCHOOLS AND SCHOOLTEACHERS; III. LAND-GRANT ACADEMIES; IV. THEY WALKED IN THE DARK; V . TEXTBOOKS AND SCHOOL CURRICULA DRIFT ALONG; VI. A CENTURY OF SECTARIAN EDUCATION; VII. AND FINALLY A STATE UNIVERSITY; VIII. THE FALLS CITY EVOLVES AN URBAN UNIVERSITY; IX. THE COLOR LINE IN EDUCATION; X . THE BIRTH, DEMISE, AND RESURRECTION OF THE STATE SCHOOL FUND; XI. TEACHER TRAINING BEGINS AND REACHES A PROFESSIONAL STATUS; XII. A KENTUCKY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION. XIII. EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGNS AND SURVEYSXIV. ""THE TUMULT AND THE SHOUTING DIES""; XV . THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS MOVE FORWARD; XVI. INDEPENDENT DISTRICTS IN TOWNS AND CITIES ESTABLISH SCHOOLS; XVII. THE CRISES OF TODAY AND THE CHALLENGE OF TOMORROW; Appendixes; A . State Superintendents of Public Instruction 1836-1948; B . Colleges in Kentucky Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; C . The Evolution Controversy; D . State Aid for Negroes; E . Supplementary Education in Kentucky; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y.
Responsibility: by Frank L. McVey.

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Education in Kentucky has developed slowly, and even now the state ranks low in the nation in providing public funds for the development of its human resources. In this book the author, who was president of the University of Kentucky from 1917 to 1940, traces the tortuous path of education in the state from the pioneer log schoolhouse to the modern universities of Kentucky and Louisville.

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