A History of Manassas Park City Schools
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This was a study of local school history. It looked at how and why the school division began and how it has changed over time. It provides an understanding of how the school division evolved into its present state. This study examined the political, social and economic history of Manassas Park City Schools and the forces which influenced and shaped the school division. The study concentrated on political leaders, the residents who lived and worked in the city, and the financial difficulties experienced by the school division.
This study relied on historical research methods to document the history of the school division. Data for the study came from both primary and secondary source materials. Sources included letters, notebooks, memoranda, official papers and documents, reports, official minutes, newspaper articles, letters to the editor and editorials, and pamphlets. A major source for the study was interviews of the key individuals who had first hand information worth preserving.
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