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Texas School Journal
TexasSchool Journal (1883-1930)
Spearman, Mindy." ' Everything to Help, Nothing to Hinder':The Story of the TexasSchool Journal."Southwestern Historical Quarterly,Vol. CXI, No. 3, (January 2008), pp 282-302.
The Texas School Journal and its derivatives expounded methods of proper teachhingand proper Normal school affairs from 1883 to 1930.In summary, under this banner "in-service training," a 19th century term, coalescsed, at the guidance of 15 editors and various owners.Mindy Spearman, who teaches at ClemsonUniversity, traces the story with some lighter references to the Journal's competitors.The Journal published articles, editorials, position papers, advertisements, local news, state news, recommended policy, and carried on disagreements with newspapers and other public and private institutions.Shortly after it shifted it focus to school administation, it folded.
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INTERFILING OTHER LISTS Occasionally, the YTR will find a separate list whose citations that will be posted on a one-at-a-time basis with its original content annotation in tact, often with supplementary information. One such case is the DRT Library's 2004 juvenile bibliography of the Alamo and Texas Revolution. Such an interfiling technique will add a structual basis not possible else wise. WH