Pub. date: 2010 | Online Pub. Date: February 22, 2010 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412957403 | Print ISBN: 9781412956642 | Online ISBN: 9781412957403| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
The Southern Study (1938–1945), sponsored by the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and funded by the General Education Board, was established to assist 33 high schools in the 11 southern states to experiment with their academic programs. Similar to the efforts of other projects of the 1930s and 1940s—the Progressive Holtville High School, Deatsville (AL) Montevallo High School, Montevallo (AL) Tuscaloosa High School, Tuscaloosa (AL) Dixie County High School, Cross City (FL) Miami Beach High School, Miami Beach (FL) St. Petersburg High School, St. Petersburg (FL) Moultrie High School, Moultrie (GA) Peabody Training School, Milledgeville (GA) University Demonstration School, Athens (GA) Benham High School, Benham (KY) Frankfort High School, Frankfort (KY) Lafayette High School, Lexington (KY) Education Association's Eight-Year Study, the American Council on Education's Cooperative Study, the Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools for Negroes' Secondary School Study, the Carnegie Foundation's Pennsylvania Study—the Southern Association's Commission on ...