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  • Roman Catholic Schools
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    Education During the Victorian Period Education during the Victorian Period progressed due to several acts and codes over the years. Voluntary schools, which the Church provided, were founded by the Anglican National Society after the grant of 1833 was proposed. The grant went to religious bodies, which were used to build schools. It was the first acceptance by the government to provide the poor with an education. The grant increased to 30,000 pounds in 1839 and then to 100,000 pounds in 1846. T...
  • Their Case Against The Board Of Education
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    Brown vs. The Board of Education of Topeka 1954 Oliver Brown and 12 other plaintiffs (names undisclosed) brought suit against the Board of Education with the help of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People). During this time in history segregation existed in some facets of our educational system. In the state of Kansas, to be more precise Topeka, segregation was dominant among elementary schools. A group consisting of Oliver Brown and 12 other parents (20 children i...
  • Member Of The School Board
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    Critical Essay - Jane Addams, Twenty Years at Hull-House The argument Addams makes that "educational matters are more democratic in their political than in their social aspect" (197), I believe she is referring to the long struggle between the teachers and the Chicago School Board. The Chicago School Board was politically corrupt. Many of the teachers and custodial engineers were friends of politicians who secured their positions in exchange for certain kickbacks. The school board maintained con...
  • Concept Of Intelligent Design By A Creator
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    What Are They Angry About by Tyler Booman If you " re planning a vacation later this year, better make sure it's not in Kansas. According to recent reports, the state's overall IQ has just taken a nosedive. What has caused this "giant step back into the nineteenth century" as one person called it Quite simply, the State Board of Education voted to de-emphasize evolution in state testing and to give local school boards the option of deciding whether or not evolution would be taught. Nationwide, t...
  • Next Meeting Of The Christian Education Board
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    Christian Education Board Report The Christian Education Board met at 7: 00 p.m. on Monday, October 20, 2003 and began with a prayer by Pastor Present at the meeting were Jenny read the secretary's report for the last meeting with a correction to the last report that a booth was not sponsored during the Corn Festival due to a lack of volunteers. Carol reported that the bake sale held with city-wide garage sales made a profit of $138.00. Jenny plans to continue with the story of "The Widow's Offe...
  • State Board Of Education
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    The Duties of Offices Governor The chief executive of South Carolina is the Governor. The constitution requires that the Governor be at least 30 years old at the time of election, and that he has been a citizen of the United States and a resident of South Carolina for the preceding five years. Like other Constitutional officers, he must not deny the existence of the Supreme Being - a requirement included in Article IV of the S.C. Constitution. In 1982, an amendment to the S.C. Constitution (Arti...

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