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Provides a report on the state of education in Florida just after World War II. Examines education for various ages, levels and populations. Included are discussions of related services, personnel and facilities, financial support and organizational structures. In the chapters on higher education, under each subtopic, there are separate discussions for the University of Florida, the Florida State College for Women and the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical College. Each chapter includes a summary of recommendations.

Table of Contents

Planning an improved educational program for Florida -- The instructional program -- Elementary schools -- Secondary schools and junior colleges -- Vocational education -- Adult education -- Special educational services -- The education of exceptional children and youth -- Services of agencies relating to education -- Public school personnel -- The school plant -- Public school transportation -- Instructional materials and other supplies -- Financing the public schools -- The county school system -- The state school system -- The pattern of higher education -- Organization and control of higher education -- Curriculum and instruction -- Faculty personnel and organization -- Student personnel -- The education of instructional and administrative personnel -- Education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and nursing -- Physical plants of institutions of higher learning -- Financial support of higher education in Florida -- The future program -- Study and advisory committees and consultants.


Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2004. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically digitized by the University of Central Florida from a book held in the Main Library at the University of Central Florida, Orlando.


Education -- Florida; The Post-War Florida, 1945-1960; Education


Tallahassee, Fla.


Florida Citizens Committee on Education


viii, 448 pages ; 23 cm.



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Education and the future of Florida: a report of the comprehensive study of education in Florida.



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