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Jaroszynska-Kirchmann, Anna D. – History of Education Quarterly, 2008
"Ameryka-Echo" was one of the most popular Polish-language weeklies, published in the United States between 1889 and 1972. Its founder and owner, Antoni A. Paryski, consciously sought to transplant ideas of Polish Positivism to the Polish-American immigrant communities in the United States. Reading was a central concept of…
Descriptors: Publishing Industry, Polish Americans, Immigrants, Social Systems
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Sedlak, Michael W. – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
Evangelical residential homes and intermediate care facilities in urban centers, professional clinical programs, and financial assistance from the federal government characterize three periods in the history of institutional response to pregnant and delinquent young women. Each period is analyzed in terms of funding sources, clientele, and…
Descriptors: Delinquency, Delinquency Prevention, Delinquent Rehabilitation, Educational History
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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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Mohsenin, Iran Cassim – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
During the past decade, college student enrollment has encompassed increasing numbers of students older than the traditional age range of 17 to 23. This is not a new precedent; students in colonial colleges spanned a wide age range. Discussed are student ages from the colonial era through the latter nineteenth century. (RM)
Descriptors: Age, College Students, Educational History, Higher Education
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Rosenthal, Joel – History of Education Quarterly, 1981
Relates the history of ideas to the history of education during the middle ages. Topics discussed include cultural life, economic factors, the political economy of medieval education, and the difficulty of writing about educational trends during a time for which there are few authoritative sources. (DB)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education
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Hall, Peter Dobkin – History of Education Quarterly, 1981
Questions why historians of education have been so reluctant to link their work more firmly to social history. As partial answers, suggests that one reason is their discomfort with current models of the development of modern society and the fact that most historians of education pursue their work with an institutional focus rather than a social…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Synnott, Marcia G. – History of Education Quarterly, 1979
Reviews policies of college officials in controlling admission of minority students (Jews, Catholics, immigrants) to selected American colleges and universities from 1900-1970. Suggests that institutions of higher education may have to justify their admission policies by submitting them to periodic public or semipublic review. (DB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Admission Criteria, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Angelo, Richard – History of Education Quarterly, 1979
Describing events and trends at Pennsylvania universities over a period of 33 years during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the article focuses on expansion of university services, background and characteristics of students, educational objectives, and occupations of graduates. (DB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational History, Higher Education, Occupations
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Graebner, William – History of Education Quarterly, 1978
Traces development of pensions for retired teachers from 1891 to the 1930s. Presents excerpts from educational literature and primary sources such as letters and speeches to indicate various attitudes toward salaries, cost of living, financial problems of public school administration, and legislation mandating teacher retirement pay. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Economic Status, Educational History, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
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Urban, Wayne J. – History of Education Quarterly, 1981
Stresses that a regional approach to history of education can enhance and enrich understanding of education-related issues in other regions and in the United States at large. Case studies from the Southern region are presented to reinforce this view. (DB)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy
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Saveth, Edward N. – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Traces the private boarding school movement in the United States, discussing its growth and service to a "democratic nobility" which would be trained to lead the country. Examines the White Anglo-Saxon Protestant control of private schools until the 1960s and explores changes in admissions and administration policies. (GEA)
Descriptors: Admission (School), Admission Criteria, Boarding Schools, Educational Change
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Tropea, Joseph L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1987
Discusses the development and consequences of informal strategies for dealing with problem students during the 1950s and 1960s. Outlines through a series of graphs how discipline of the era affected the student population. States that the relationship between teaching authority and school bureaucracy needs to be restructured in order to raise…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Discipline Policy, Educational History, In School Suspension
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Tropea, Joseph L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1987
This article examines the evolution of informal rules that guided urban school authorities in dealing with difficult pupils. It argues that special classes, special curricula, and lowered promotion standards served to preserve school order after the establishment of mandatory attendance laws. (JDH)
Descriptors: Compulsory Education, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Organizational Change
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Best, John Hardin – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Presents a history of the latest revolution in higher education, emphasizing the importance of increasing free market forces in institutional policy formation and the development of new management capabilities within academe. Discusses historiographic considerations and curriculum transitions, suggesting relevant considerations for the formation…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Educational Administration, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Horowitz, Helen Lefkowitz – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Presents an historical context for understanding developments at U. S. colleges and universities during the 1960s, when over half the campuses experienced some kind of demonstration. Provides an in-depth analysis of the socio-political forces that spawned the radical reform groups of that decade. (JDH)
Descriptors: College Environment, Culture Conflict, Educational History, Educational Trends
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