RG 09, Records of the Citizen's Committee for School Improvement

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RG 09, Records of the Citizen's Committee for School Improvement


Record Group 9 houses the scattered records of the Citizen's Committee for School Improvement for the period from 1946-1954 and 1956-1969. The Committee, a nonpartisan association, was formed in Arlington, Virginia in 1946, with the immediate purpose of influencing the selection of Arlington School Board candidates. The Constitution of the committee adopted in 1947 states that the organization's goals "are to advance the nature of the population, the needs of the time, and the resources of the community."

Collection Items

AEA Newsletter, October 1964
October, 1964 issue of the Arlington Education Association newsletter. 4 pages.

Facts and Projections Related to Recruitment and Attrition of Teachers
Facts and projections compiled in order to judge the relative ability of Arlington County to draw and hold new and experienced teachers. 9 pages.

Bonding and Insurance Needs
Explanation of bonding and insurance needed for the business office including costs and coverage. 2 pages.

AEA Positions
11 positions the AEA will promote.

Handwritten Notes on Racial Mix of Schools
Handwritten index card concerning racial mix of District Schools, lacking context. Verso total students, by race, in elementary, junior high, senior high and Teachers College. 2 pages.

Explanation of Salary Questionaire Including Common Critiques
Explanation of questionnaire including criticisms of questionnaire. Questionnaire developed to guide officers and committee chairmen in planning their work for the year. Following 5 pages are respones to salary committee questionnaire. 6 pages.

Treasurers' Report, September 1964
Treasurers' Report for September, 1964. 2 pages.

Meeting Minutes Re: Transfer Scale
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes including discussion of BA-MA transfer plan. 2 pages.

Proposed Career Transfer Chart
AEA Salary Committee 1964-65, Proposed Career Transfer Scale. Chart.

Salary Differentials for MA Degree
AEA Salary Committee 1964-65, Current Differentials for Acquiring MA Degree. Chart.

Transfer Procedures
Explanation of the transfer procedures for teachers that move from BA to MA or PHD. Explains inequity in the present transfer procedures. Proposes a plan to eliminate inequities. Pages 1 and 2.

Study Re: NEA Resolution 12
Committee to study the full implications of NEA Resolution #12, Desegregation in the Public Schools. Conduct a survey to determine the number of members have been affected by desegregation.

Statement of Qualifications for Teachers
Statement of qualifications for teachers for membership in Association.

Resolution to Remove Language Re: Race, Creed, or Ethnic Background
Resolution to require all local, district and state associations affiliated with the National Education Association to remove all restrictions dealing with race, creed or ethnic restrictions and to take action to complete integration at all levels by…

Agenda Items, Oct 22,1964
Agenda items for October 22, 1964 meeting.

Agenda Items, Oct 22,1964
Advance agenda items for October 22, 1964 meeting. Page 3.

Agenda Items, Oct 22,1964
Advance agenda items for October 22, 1964 meeting. 2 pages.

In-Service Training Booklet
Booklet explaining the in-service training program, its purpose and history. 7 pages.

Bogen To School Board
Bogen addresses his relationship with Arlington school leaders and the School Board. 2 pages.

"An expression of appreciation for distinguished service in community-wide volunteer effort for the achievement of quality education in the public schools of Arlington County, Virginia."
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