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Nelson, Adam R. – History of Education Quarterly, 2016
For this first "History of Education Quarterly Policy Forum," we invited participants in the special Plenary Session at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the History of Education Society (HES) in St. Louis to publish their remarks on the historical significance of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) at fifty. Organized and…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Role
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Sani, Roberto – History of Education Quarterly, 2013
The "Partial Agenda for Modern European Educational History" proposed by Albisetti focuses primarily on the nineteenth century, and on some large-scale trends and issues, such as those relating to education and secondary instruction for women. Discussing this issue implies--especially in the diverse and heterogeneous context of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
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Benowitz, June Melby – History of Education Quarterly, 2009
The headlines "Who's Trying to Ruin Our Schools?" and "Danger's Ahead in the Public Schools" grabbed the attention of the American public during the early 1950s as mainstream publications reacted to efforts by right-wing organizations to influence the curricula of America's elementary and secondary schools. "A bewildering disease that threatens to…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Textbooks, Elementary Secondary Education, Females
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Reese, William J. – History of Education Quarterly, 2001
Explains that in the United States, child-centered progressivism was part of a larger humanitarian movement led by the northern middle classes in the antebellum and postbellum periods. States that games, stories, play time and informal learning experiences became part of a broader educational discourse due to the writings of Johann Pestalozzi and…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Learning Experience
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Welch, Steven R. – History of Education Quarterly, 2001
States that the mobilization of Bavarian schoolteachers in 1848 indicates a high degree of politicization prior to the outbreak of revolution in the German state. Explains that teachers demanded professional recognition, better teacher education, freedom from subordination to clerics, improved pay, higher social status, and a greater national…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Galush, William J. – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
Focuses on the parochial education of Polish-Americans from 1870-1940, addressing staffing and curriculum issues. Includes information on topics such as the issue of ethnicity, textbooks used in the curriculum, development of sisterhoods, postwar religions, ethnicity, and nuns in the 1930s. (CMK)
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Curriculum, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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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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Weijers, Ido – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
Reports on the educational initiatives in the Netherlands during the nineteenth century in relation to mental retardation. States that the optimism towards people with mental retardation that emerged in many countries in the second half of the nineteenth century did not emerge within the Netherlands. (CMK)
Descriptors: Boarding Schools, Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Williams, H. G. – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
Examines the relationship between state and inspectorate in Wales by tracing the history of Harry Longueville Jones, the first Her Majesty's Inspectorate (HMI) of Church schools. Considers how he tried to shape an educational system suitable for the needs of Welsh communities. Includes a historical description of Wales. (CMK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Careers, Cultural Context, 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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Clifford, Geraldine Joncich – History of Education Quarterly, 1978
Characterizes the relationship between family and school as educational agents during the nineteenth century. Based on personal-history documents, the article examines effects of social and economic change on family life, individual development, and school role. (AV)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Experience
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Cohen, David K.; And Others – History of Education Quarterly, 1977
The symposium transcript presents and discusses commentaries on "Schooling in Capitalist America," by Sam Bowles and Herbert Gintis. The transcript serves three functions: (1) it offers a comprehensive account of the role of schools in America; (2) critiques efforts to reform schools; and (3) suggests alternative visions of how school reform…
Descriptors: Capitalism, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Findlay, James – History of Education Quarterly, 1977
Describes the collection of papers located in the Congregational Library in Boston which relate to the history of American education in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Papers include manuscript minutes of meetings, financial ledgers, correspondence of the American Education Society, and reports concerning colleges and theological…
Descriptors: Documentation, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher 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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Goodenow, Ronald – History of Education Quarterly, 1975
Analyzed the attitudes of white progressive educators during the depression years toward the schooling of minority and ethnic groups. Particular attention is paid to the programs of the Progressive Education Association, the response of southern black educators to progressive education, and to overlooked sources for studying education in the…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups
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