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www.reference.com/education/school-like-1950s-eb5e60b06351577e

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.

www.thisisinsider.com/what-going-to-school-was-like...

Catholic schools were very popular throughout the 1950s.For example, around one in three students went to Catholic school in New York, as reported by the New York Times, but that number has ...

www.quora.com/What-was-U-S-public-education-like-in-the-1950s

I received my elementary school education in the 1950s. Kindergarten and first grade were in a suburb of Buffalo, NY while grades 2–6 were in a suburb of Detroit. ... Back then holidays were really on holidays, which made life a little less boring since it broke up the routine. ... What was U.S. public education like in the 1950s? Because of ...

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The 1950s was an era of great conflict and black segregation was at its utmost. Even though many of the most important achievements happened in the 1950s for African Americans, segregation, and racial acts took place every day.

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America's Schools in the 1950s vs. Today. AMERICA'S SCHOOLS 1950S vs. Today THEN AND NOW Average Teacher Salary $4,000 Salary in 1955 $39,000 Starting salary in 2011 Percent of the Population Over 25 with a High School Diploma or Higher 1950 White 36.4% Black 13.7% 2010 White 92.1% Black 84.7% Average Days of School Per Year 1950 - 1951 155 ...

oureverydaylife.com/school-clothes-for-girls-in-the-1950s...

School clothes and party clothes were completely different from each other. Girls carefully chose outfits each day, coordinating colors and style, making certain all items were in good repair, clean and wrinkle free. Unlike today, where anything goes, back then, dress codes dictated lengths of skirts, pants, and colors and fabrics.

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In the 1950s and 60s, rural schools came under pressure. Some of the pressures were the same as those felt by urban schools – but had unique forms in rural areas – and some of the pressures were imposed by the continuing exodus of people from rural areas to urban America.

www.historic-uk.com/CultureUK/Schooldays-in-the-1950s-1960s

The School Broadcasting Council for the United Kingdom had been set up in 1947 and the wireless or radio played a great part in the education of school children in the 1960s. ‘Music and Movement’ was one such programme and all over the country in school halls, children could be found leaping and stretching to the commands on the radio.

www.history.com/topics/cold-war/1950s

“America at this moment,” said the former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in 1945, “stands at the summit of the world.” During the 1950s, it was easy to see what Churchill meant ...

sixtyandme.com/discipline-and-detention-looking-back-at-school-in...

We visited his old school, along with about 60 other men in their 60s and above. There were also a few other wives. Let me explain why we were there, and the impact of the visit. New Use of School Premises. In the early 1950s, he went to a boys’ grammar school. In the UK, this is a state high school for boys aged 11 and over.