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Hines, Michael – History of Education Quarterly, 2016
Even though the black community of antebellum New York City lived in a society that marginalized them socially and economically, they were intent on pursuing the basic privileges of American citizenship. One tactic African Americans employed to this end was the tenacious pursuit of education, which leaders believed would act both as an aid in…
Descriptors: African Americans, Urban Areas, United States History, Social Bias
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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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Hale, Jon N. – History of Education Quarterly, 2012
This article examines the history of Head Start, a federally funded program, whose conceptualization emerged in earlier phases of the Civil Rights Movement in order to provide education, nourishing meals, medical services, and a positive social environment for children about to enter the first grade. While Head Start was implemented in states…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Children, Low Income
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Koganzon, Rita – History of Education Quarterly, 2012
One of the vexing ambiguities in the historiography of the civic republican tradition has been just when and how republicanism ended. The American Revolution itself, according to Gordon Wood and J. G. A. Pocock, was waged for republican principles, but the government established in its wake represented what Wood called "the end of classical…
Descriptors: Historiography, United States History, Educational History, Ideology
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Beadie, Nancy – History of Education Quarterly, 2011
Professor Tamura, in her paper "Narrative History and Theory," poses an issue with which the author has lately wrestled. She reviews some of the challenges to the tradition of narrative history presented by "social-scientifically oriented historians" like Fernand Braudel and "analytic philosophers" like Hayden White in the 1960s and 1970s, and…
Descriptors: Educational History, Historians, Social Capital, Social Theories
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Bair, Sarah D. – History of Education Quarterly, 2011
During and after the American Civil War, individual state governments, faced with numerous economic demands, struggled to meet the needs of soldiers and their families. Among other pressing questions, they had to decide what to do with the massive number of dependent children orphaned by the war. In order to protect children, it became more…
Descriptors: Industrial Education, War, Dependents, Child Welfare
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Perez, Mario Rios – History of Education Quarterly, 2009
Thomas Woody, a reputable and well-published historian of education during the early twentieth century, made a thrashing call to historians in the field nearly sixty years ago in his article titled "Fields That Are White," where he depicted the history of education as a barren landscape awaiting the arrival of scholars who would alter…
Descriptors: Historiography, Nationalism, Educational History, Historians
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Straus, Emily E. – History of Education Quarterly, 2009
This article discusses the role of education within communities and underscores the changing nature of minority groups in the United States. It specifically examines the struggle between African Americans and Latinos over education, employment, and empowerment in Compton, California. The story of Compton and its school district exposes…
Descriptors: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Role of Education, Empowerment
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Sargeant, Lynn M. – History of Education Quarterly, 2009
In this article, the author compares the music education in the United States and the Russian Empire at the turn of the twentieth century. In both countries, music educators struggled to secure a permanent role for vocal music in the school. By comparing Russian music instruction to that in the United States, educators can better understand not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Music Teachers, Music
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Labaree, David F. – History of Education Quarterly, 2006
In this article, the author makes two alternative arguments about long-term trends in the history of American colleges and universities. The initial argument is that over the years professional education has gradually subverted liberal education. The counterpoint is that, over the same period of time, liberal education has gradually subverted…
Descriptors: General Education, Professional Education, Higher Education, Educational History
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White, Carmen M. – History of Education Quarterly, 2006
This article provides a conflict analysis of colonial schooling in Fiji, tracing how imported schooling was incorporated into indigenous structures of status differentiation. It begins with a discussion of the chieftaincy system as the socio-political institution in place in this South Pacific archipelago when European explorers and missionaries…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Status, Reputation
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Justice, Benjamin – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
Examines the educational change, including theory and practice, that occurred over forty years at the San Quentin State Penitentiary (California). Considers the evolution of the prison school as part of the institution's correctional agenda and in the context of changes of penal theory. (CMK)
Descriptors: Administration, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions, Educational Change
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Modell, John; Alexander, J. Trent – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Places the changing expectations and experiences of student life in a 1939 Abilene, Kansas, high school within the context of general institutional changes occurring at high schools. Maintains that schools reproduced the existing social structure through a variety of mechanisms. Notes the differences of expectations between male and female…
Descriptors: American Dream, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Sociology
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Reuben, Julie A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Argues that changes in citizenship education during the progressive era (emphasizing community and the common welfare rather than individual rights) grew out of support for a strong, activist central government. Questions earlier assumptions that the change occurred in reaction to immigration. Discusses competing conceptions of citizenship and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Educational History
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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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