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Miller, Pavla – History of Education, 1989
Discusses issues surrounding the development of mass compulsory schooling and explores the possible development of a theoretical framework for analyzing the effects of such schooling. Concludes that compulsory attendance laws make little difference in rates of school attendance. Rather, social conditions create the environment in which laws become…
Descriptors: Compulsory Education, Educational History, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education
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Purvis, June – History of Education, 1989
Refutes some issues concerning women in nineteenth century England. Among these are the idea that class, not sex, was the key dimension of oppression; that the lack of educational opportunity of any sort was the central problem; and that in education provided by radicals, women were equal. (KO)
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Foreign Countries
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Gomersall, Meg – History of Education, 1989
Offers a response to Keith Flett's criticism of a previous article dealing with nineteenth century women's education. More fully develops arguments against the theories of oppression as a class issue rather than one of sex, the lack of educational opportunity for women, and the more equal approach of working class radicals to the education of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Foreign Countries
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Lagemann, Ellen Condliffe – History of Education Quarterly, 1989
Explores John Dewey's influence upon the history of educational research. Considers the genesis of Dewey's approach to the systematic study of education and investigates some of the reasons his approach to educational inquiry did not endure as well as those of Edward L. Thorndike. Examines the nature of these various traditions. (KO)
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Research
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Heward, Christine – History of Education Quarterly, 1989
Examines the introduction of compulsory school attendance in the Birmingham Jewellery Quarter (England) following the 1870 Education Act in order to explore class relations and the role of education. Demonstrates the significance of viewing children and parents as agents who initiate activities relative to compulsory school requirements. (KO)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Case Studies, Compulsory Education, Educational History
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James, Thomas – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Examines the role of public officials, social scientists, and educational planners in New Deal programs for Navajo Indians. States that resistance to community schools and stock-reduction policies caused the failure of New Deal programs. Concludes that the Navajo experience can help social planners deal more effectively with other social groups.…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian History, American Indian Studies
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O'Donoghue, Thomas A. – History of Education, 1988
Outlines the historical background preceding the emergence of bilingual education in several of Ireland's western districts. Discusses the nature of the program, the training of bilingual teachers, and efforts by teachers themselves to develop bilingual methods. Examines the program's introduction throughout the districts and charts its general…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Betts, Robin – History of Education, 1988
Discusses the views of A. J. Mundella concerning the scope and quality of the government's provision for education in England, which he considered to be inadequate when compared with many other nations. Examines his actions and ideology, and those of Robert Wild, concerning the status of teachers in England. (GEA)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Raftery, Judith R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Describes how Intelligence Quotient (I.Q.) testing came to be used in the Los Angeles, California public schools. Argues that the test generated more confusion and frustration among teachers and administrators than previously believed. Concludes that, despite pressure to use I.Q. scores exclusively for student classification, individual teachers…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Intelligence Quotient, Intelligence Tests
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Gomersall, Meg – History of Education, 1988
Examines the extent to which the schooling experiences of working class girls and boys differed between 1800 and 1870. Focuses on the most apparent differences, such as access to schooling, curriculum, and standards of achievement. (GEA)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Curriculum, Educational Development, Educational History
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Horn, Pamela – History of Education, 1988
Examines the influence of education upon the lives of British working-class girls between 1870-1914, taking into account the fact that for many, schooling was subordinated to work. Discusses gender stereotyping, stating that only the most determined girls obtained, through education, entry into jobs allowing talent development and competition with…
Descriptors: Child Labor, Children, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Dow, Gwyneth – History of Education, 1988
Reviews HER NATURAL DESTINY: THE EDUCATION OF WOMEN IN NEW SOUTH WALES by Noeline Kyle. States that despite inadequate coverage of women's informal education and their entrance into universities in the 1880's, Kyle presents the most comprehensive study of women's education in New South Wales. (GEA)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Females
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Coleman, Michael C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1987
Discusses the attitudes and experiences of U.S. Indian children who attended schools run by the Board of Foreign Missions (BFM) of the Presbyterian Church during the nineteenth century. (BSR)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian Studies, American Indians
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Beauchamp, Edward R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1987
Reviews Japan's educational system in terms of three major time periods: the Meiji Period 1868-80, Occupation Period 1945-52, and from 1978 to the present. Discusses strengths and weaknesses of education in each time frame. Concludes that Japan's educational system is in need of reform once again, but questions whether it has the ability to reform…
Descriptors: Asian History, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Graff, Harvey J. – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Relates Victorian attitudes toward education by a forgotten 19th century liberal educator concerned with proper moral education. Concludes that uses and development of basic literacy are severely bound by individual and social contexts and that basic literacy does not, in itself, wield a magical transforming power for learning and life. (TRS)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Essays
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