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Matemba, Yonah Hisbon – History of Education, 2014
This paper is an examination of the history of Scottish religious education (RE). Focusing on 1962-1992, it distinguishes the temporal processes that unfolded during this period to identify the circumstances that led to a serious case of neglect of the subject, especially in the non-denominational sector. Next, it highlights the less emphasised…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Educational History, Public Education
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Bowen, Paul – History of Education, 2001
Explores the relationship between English canal boat children and compulsory education requirements during 1900-1940. Focuses primarily on the 1900-1914 era and the difficulty of educating canal boat children. Discusses the Living In Committee Report and the Canal Boats Bill. Concludes this era contributed to progress in educating travelling…
Descriptors: Compulsory Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Methods
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Berkeley, Kathleen C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Thrust into the paid labor force for the first time after the Civil War, many Southern White women became public school teachers, usually at half the salary paid to male teachers. The struggle of these women to end the wage disparity is discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Civil War (United States), Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Katz, Michael B. – History of Education Quarterly, 1976
Explores the emergence of systems of public education in the United States and Canada and outlines the specific responsibilities of education at various periods. Topics include: student and teacher characteristics, the relationship of schools to social reform, educational equality, industrialization, and social mobility. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Industrialization
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Olneck, Michael R.; Lazerson, Marvin – History of Education Quarterly, 1974
Children of the foreign-born are compared to the children of white, native-born parents on measures of school attendence, continuance, completion, retardation rates, and on the basis of sex ratios. Lastly, the Southern Italians and Russian Jews are considered. (Author/SM)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Educational History
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Fones-Wolf, Elizabeth – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
Explores the history of the Americans for the Competitive Enterprise System (ACES), a group seeking to use the schools as a means of promoting a business ideology. Examines one instance when organized labor repelled a corporate intrusion into the public schools. (CMK)
Descriptors: Business, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Free Enterprise System
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Slotten, Hugh R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1991
Suggest that science and formal education became the primary civilizing forces in the decades preceding the Civil War. Focuses on the work of scientist and educational reformer Alexander Dallas Bache. Concludes that Bache's efforts to promote unified public schools, scientific and technical education, and moral training inspired later Progressive…
Descriptors: Civil War (United States), Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction
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Jensen, Joan M. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries the ideology of the "teaching daughters," which argues the benefits of employing women as teachers, was taking form. The development of this ideology and its practice in southeastern Pennsylvania and northern Delaware from 1790 to 1850 are described. (RM)
Descriptors: Blacks, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Employed Women
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Sheehan, Nancy M. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
One of the organizations central to the temperance movement was the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU). The educational work of one Canadian WCTU organization is examined to ascertain the effectiveness of using both the public school system and informal education arrangements to accomplish group goals. (RM)
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, Comparative Education, Drinking, Educational Strategies
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Lazerson, Marvin – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Four sets of issues as they relate to the city of Chicago during the late 19th and early 20th centuries are examined: race and the liberal agenda, the role of academics in public policy, the organization of teachers, and the ambiguities of progressive policy. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Liberalism
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Buchanan, Frederick S. – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Examined are 20th century claims made about the Mormon commitment to education, the historic development of public schooling in Utah and its relationship to the thinking of Brigham Young, and the implications of the Mormon past on the claims made about its educational perspectives. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Private Education, Public Education
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Osgood, Robert L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Contrasts the rhetoric and implementation of common schools (tax-supported, free public education) in 19th-century Boston with some subsequent educational discrimination. The Boston Public School system established intermediate schools and ungraded classes as a means of instructing illiterate immigrant children. It rapidly became a system of…
Descriptors: Educational Background, Educational Discrimination, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
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Murphy, Michael F. – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Recounts the rocky development of a dominant common school system in London, Ontario between 1852 and 1860. Details the support and opposition to the move among the various social, economic, and ethnic groups in the provincial city. Even after the system implementation, school attendance indicated social differentiation. (MJP)
Descriptors: Attendance, Consolidated Schools, Educational Development, Educational History
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Rury, John L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1999
Considers the state of the urban public education system in Chicago (Illinois). Addresses the effects of demographic and economic changes, the role of Benjamin Coppage Willis as superintendent of the Chicago schools, and the effects of inequality and plans for desegregation. (CMK)
Descriptors: Desegregation Plans, Economic Factors, Educational Change, Educational History
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Dawson, Andrew – History of Education Quarterly, 1999
Addresses the change from the system of workshop apprenticeship to that of industrial training, pioneered in 1878 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works and the Spring Garden Institute, that eventually spread to the public school system in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania). (CMK)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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