An Oral History with R. B. Layton
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Mr. Layton was involved in the Jackson Public Schools as a teacher, a principal, and a curriculum director from the late 1930' s to the middle 1970' s. Layton was director of communications during the late 1960' s and the early 1970' s during the first years of integration in the Jackson public school system.
Education Teaching in the Jackson Public Schools Principal in the Jackson Public Schools Curriculum Director for the Jackson Public Schools Organizing a War Bond Campaign During WWII Starting a General Arts Program Vocational Education Programs for Exceptional Children Developing a Book to Explain the " New Math" to Parents Textbook Adoption Individualized Instruction Common Core Curriculum Compulsory Education School Desegregation Private Schools Federal Involvement in Education Program Learning Dealing With the Needs of Slower Learners Education Personalities Publishing Business Philosophy of Education Impact of the Mass Media mus- coh. laytonr. doc Page 1 of 27
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