Life in the 50s & 60s Hot & Cold Wars Korean War Living at Ground Zero Duck & Cover Watching an A-Bomb Planting Fields of ICBMs Fallout Shelter for Cows Vietnam War Protests at Home Life Goes On Shrinking Farm Numbers Rural Am. Education The Extension Service Transportation Frozen Foods Fast Foods Television Movies Music
School in the 1950s consisted of individual classes for each grade and was the starting point for the end of segregation in schools. Due to a large increase in the number of school-age children in the United States following the post World War II baby boom, more teachers became necessary, and more schools were built.
Education. During the 1950s, women who enrolled in higher education often did so in order to improve their domestic skills and to find husbands -- "seeking an M.R.S. degree" was the popular expression.
The 1950s Education: Overview. The number-one issue involving education in the United States during the 1950s was school integration. For decades, qualified black Americans had been denied admission to whites-only colleges and public schools.
1950's - Going to your first School A walk accross the fields, beside the railway track !! The 1950's saw me going to three schools. It should have been only two, but a move of house intervened (something I always blame failing the 11+ plus on!!).
In the 60s it began to be argues that smaller rural schools were better that urban schools with more kids. A study showed that rural school's kids were much more likely to participate in extra-curricular activities, but less likely to go to college. Works Cited
BENEFITS OF K-6 1950s’ EDUCATION: My personal experience is with a northern suburban K-6 school in the 1950s. That experience combined with observable results of the post-1966 K-6 education, which involves the replacement of successful methodologies by reforms that have failed miserably, reveals that what made the 1950s education better includes:
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Information I learned from history class Education in the 1950's expanded from previous decades. They no longer focused purely on reading, writing.
Rural education seems to have differed from suburban education which probably differed from urban education. And we know education in the North, at least for African-Americans, was different than in the South and both differed for white kids. I received my elementary school education in the 1950s.