ORGANIZATION OF BIOLOGY AND RELATED SCIENCES IN CITY HIGH SCHOOLS

Aleita Hopping
1921 School Science and Mathematics  
During the spring of 1919 two hundred seventy-five questionnaires were sent out to academic high schools in some of the larger cities of the country. The schools were chosen from governmental reports of the Bureau of Education and from other sources. The selection of schools was made so that most of the cities with population over 50,000 were represented. Probably as a result of the large amount of information requested, only a hundred and ten answers were received, but a wide range of country
more » ... e range of country was covered, the answers coming from thirty-seven different states, and sixty-five different cities. After the plan of the present work was rather completely thought out, it was found that it duplicated to some extent, a piece of work done several years previously.2 A comparative study of the results of 1910, and those obtained in 1919, has therefore been made in the expectation that some indication of the direction of change in organization and condition of biology and other sciences may be found. The answers to the questionnaires are arranged in five groups according to the states that they represent: The North
doi:10.1111/j.1949-8594.1921.tb08029.x fatcat:euz6lumri5eanlgsnogoj7h2wq