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Gersman, Elinor Mondale – History of Education Journal, 1973
Contains 134 entries. Topics range broadly over the history of American education, from the colonial period to the present; the education of blacks; higher education; international education; and historiography. (WM)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Black Education, Comparative Education, Educational History
Vinovskis, Maris A. – History of Education Journal, 1973
Under Horace Mann, children aged 4-16 spent more days in school. Reformers concentrated their efforts on this group. Thus, although there was an overall decline in school attendance, 1820-60, economic historians need to consider quality as well as quantity in assessing the economic productivity of education. (Author/WM)
Descriptors: Administrators, Attendance, Demography, Economic Development
Kaestle, Carl F. – History of Education Journal, 1973
The common school system in New York evolved from the free charity schools, rather than from the common pay schools. In first allocating public financial assistance, the City Common Council made a distinction between teachers hired on salary by the inhabitants of a defined area, and nonsalaried teachers competing on a free market. (Author/WM)
Descriptors: Colonial History (United States), Demography, Educational Finance, Educational History