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Ceci Eliopoulos

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by Cecilia Eliopoulos Education Education in the 1930's Compared to Education in 2013 Attendance for School in the 1930's Teacher's in the 1930's Attendance for School in 2013 Teacher's in 2013 Schools in the 1930's Schools in 2013 Extra Information Works Cited Harper Lee writes, "Miss Caroline told me to tell my father not to teach me any more, it would interfere with my reading" (17). "It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." - Aristotle -Most Kids didn't attend kindergarten or 12th grade. -NC 1930- Kids didn't attend school for nine months. -NC in 1931- Six months of school were required. -Hollis Brookline High School- no more than eight absences per quarter. -In the 1930's in Georgia, 9th grade was the year students graduated. - In 2013- students graduate after twelve years of school. Harper Lee writes, "Miss Blount appeared at the door hands on hips and announced: 'If I hear another sound from this room I'll burn up everybody in it. Miss Caroline, the sixth grade cannot concentrate on the pyraminds for all this racket!'" (22). -One-room grade schools were still common. -Teachers weren't much older than students. - Depending on where the school was there were 15 to 30 students per class. -No field trips. -No outdoor activities or classrooms. -Parents didn't volunteer in classrooms. -Two or one story buildings. -Only reason to attend school was to learn how to read. -Students must be in class for at least fifty present of the class to count as attended. -In Kingergarten, 20 to 30 minutes naps on personal carpets. -Hollis Brookline- three story building. -Teacher's could hit their children. -Parents must call school to excuse their child. -Granted one day to makeup work for each day of school missed -Two unexcused absences results in a Saturday detention. -If there is no phone call before 10 am the schools will begin calling parents. -More often women than men. -Teachers were the janitors. -Often boarded with local families. -Certain schools had rooms for teachers. -One teacher taught all grades. -Enrolled up to 50 students in one classroom. -Earned $110.00 per month. -Had to teach all subjects. -NC in 1933- Eight month year was required. -It was a law, but it was pliant. -Women and men are teachers. - Drugs weren't a problem in the 1930's. -Students had to buy their own books. -Elementary school was "Grammer School." -There was low first grade, high first grade. -By 16 to 17 most kids had dropped out. -Took a test to skip 5th grade. -Teaches one subject. -Teachers in Tennessee are being armed. -In certain areas teachers are allowed to hit the students. -Travel on carts. -Multiple teachers teach one subject. -Class in trailers. -Schools are overpopulated with students. -Over 100 teachers at one school. -Organized dances for students. -Parents volunteer to help in classrooms. -Different schools for different grades. -Attending school online. -One student drops out of school every 12 seconds. "1930s." ThinkQuest. Oracle Foundation, 27 Dec. 2011. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.

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"Belmont High School Web Site. General Information. Attendance Policy." Belmont High School Web Site. General Information. Attendance Policy. Belmont Public Schools, n.d. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.

"Big Picture." Big Picture News. Big Picture Learning, 1 Jan. 2013. Web. 14 Feb. 2013. Works Cited (continued) "Brentwoodâs High Schools: BHS vs. Ravenwood." Brentwood TN. The Fun Times Guide, 19 Nov. 2011. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.

Ganzel, Bill. "Going to School in Rural America during the 1930s." Going to School in Rural America during the 1930s. N.p., 21 Nov. 2010. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.

"GCSEs: Proportion of State School Children Doing English Bacc Falls." Education News RSS. N.p., 23 Oct. 2011. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.

Heilemann, Sadie. "Arming Tennessee Teachers in 2013: An Option We Need to Consider." Yahoo! News. Yahoo!, 05 Feb. 2013. Web. 14 Feb. 2013. Works Cited (continued) ""Helen Weinstein: A Woman of Principles." March 03, 2009. NYSUT: A Union of Professionals. Www.nysut.org." RSS. NYSUT, 3 Mar. 2009. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.

"Northern Illinois University." One-room Schoolhouse: About the Teachers. College of Education, 12 Dec. 2010. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.

"Pathfinders." Pathfinders. Mabry Middle School, 05 June 2012. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.

"Student Handbook - Hollis Brookline High School." Student Handbook - Hollis Brookline High School. Hollis Brookline School District, n.d. Web. 14 Feb. 2013. Harper Lee says, "They come first day every year and then leave. The truant lady gets 'em here 'cause she threatens 'em with the sheriff, but she's give up tryin' to hold 'em. She reckons she's carried out the law just gettin' their names on the roll and runnin' 'em here the first day. You're supposed to mark 'em absent the rest of the year..." (27).
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