Awesome read for anyone interested in local history....
Series: Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University (Book 68)
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press (October 3, 2002)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 4136950
Format: PDF Text djvu book
One- and two-room schools represent a time in Texas history when a child's school term was based on the local crop season and family duties received priority. They were the center of educational, social, political, and religious activity, where children were taught reading and math, couples were united in marriage, funerals were preached, and Friday night socials were held.The rise and fall of the rural school mimicked the rise and fall of popula...