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Bacchus, M. K. – History of Education, 1990
Discusses the educational system of the West Indies prior to emancipation. Analyzes the contradictions between the needs of the capitalist mode of agriculture and the education of slaves. Traces the changing attitudes of planters to slave education. Examines teaching methods, curriculum, and teacher education. Includes the role of missionaries and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Black Education, Black History, Capitalism
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Daglish, N. D. – History of Education, 1990
Seeks to revise the view that the establishment of a national school medical service pursuant to the 1907 Administrative Provisions Act perpetuated a hidden agenda of Robert Morant. Traces the origins of the bill, and presents evidence disputing the claim that Morant can be credited with the bill. Includes political controversies generated over…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Health Needs
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Zasztowt, Leszek – History of Education, 1990
Analyzes the problems of educational funds and scholarships in Polish areas incorporated within Russia after the third partition of the Commonwealth. Traces the history of educational funding during the early 1800s and provides statistics on the breakdown of monies appropriated by government, religion and individuals. (RW)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support
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Zschoche, Sue – History of Education Quarterly, 1989
Assesses the impact that Edward Hammond Clarke's position on women's right to participate in higher education had on the moderate wing of the women's movement. Reflects on the debate provoked by his views that women and men should be educated differently. (KO)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Discrimination, Educational History, Females
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Franklin, Barry M. – History of Education Quarterly, 1989
Discusses the progressive movement which brought about curriculum differentiation in the form of special classes in the Atlanta, Georgia, Public Schools during the period 1898-1923. Examines a number of recent interpretations of curriculum differentiation through an analysis of the establishment of Atlanta's first special classes. (KO)
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Innovation
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McDermid, Jane – History of Education, 1989
Discusses the revisionist historical stance toward the position taken by female educationists in the eighteenth century. Describes the context in which these women worked and lived. Concludes that the influence of these females was ambiguous. Suggests that, although these women aimed to raise women's stature through education, they cannot be…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
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Tozer, Malcolm – History of Education, 1989
Describes the efforts of English public-school and university missions to alleviate the suffering of urban families and to bring literacy and numeracy to several generations of children. Discusses the evolution of these humanitarian efforts beginning with the Uppingham Mission in the late nineteenth century through the mid-twentieth century. (KO)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Community Services, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Horn, Pamela – History of Education, 1989
Reviews the occupation of English Victorian governess in terms of geographical variations, the bureaucratization of the position, background of candidates, and the inequalities suffered by persons engaging in this profession. Offers case histories of governesses in an effort to characterize those who engaged in this profession. (KO)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Trends
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Kyle, Noeline – History of Education, 1990
Provides a case study on rural schooling in New South Wales. Focuses on the dimensions of class, race, and gender and their relationship to educational quality and equality. Elaborates on the effects of state educational policy on teachers, pupils, and communities. Maintains that educational policy was guided by a pragmatist philosophy. (RW)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Case Studies, Educational Administration, Educational Discrimination
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Wegner, Gregory P. – History of Education Quarterly, 1990
Recounts the dialogue between U. S. and Soviet members of the Allied Kommandatura Education Committee (AKEC) in post World War II Berlin regarding the formation of a new history curriculum for German youth. Concludes that the history curriculum accord represented a U.S.-Soviet desire to use schools as a means of denazifying Berlin youth. (SLM)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
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Pigott, Daniel A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1990
Examines the effect of the British educational scholarships created by the 1921 Corn Production Acts (Repeal). Points out that the act enabled sons and daughters of agricultural laborers to attend secondary schools in order to obtain agricultural education. Concludes that the scholarships helped the rural youth, the agricultural economy, and the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Laborers, Educational History
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Robertson, Paul L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1990
Investigates the effects of urbanization on the University of Glasgow, Scotland, by examining the origins, university courses, and subsequent careers of Glasgow students between 1860 and 1914. Illuminates the educational patterns of working and middle class youth. Concludes that the University provided a channel from industry and commerce into the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Research, Educational Status Comparison, Foreign Countries
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Mason, Donald – History of Education, 1988
Examines the Newcastle Commission (England), recognizing it as "the best snapshot we have of the state of elementary education before 1870." Traces the appointment of the Commission, the in-fighting during its deliberations, the origins of its recommendations, its political links and Peelite debts, and its effective generation of payment…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Planning
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Pearce, Robert – History of Education, 1988
Discussing missionary education in colonial Africa, Pearce examines the ideas of Mary Kingsley, one of the major influences on British thinking towards Africa from the late 1890's. Focusing attention on her educational views, Pearce states that she had influence on all areas of British policy in Africa, and especially West Africa. (GEA)
Descriptors: African Studies, Educational Attitudes, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Searby, Peter – History of Education, 1989
Examines forces leading to the establishment of Cecil Reddie's New School at Abbotsholme in Derbyshire (England). Views the school, with its emphasis upon physical fitness and practical activity, as the first modern progressive school from which many such institutions evolved. Notes that Reddie contributed to concepts of numerous subsequent…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Theories
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