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Russell, Dorothy S. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1979
The author reviews the entry of women into the teaching profession in nineteenth-century America, noting that, while the primary motivation for encouraging women to teach was that they could be paid less than men, this economic justification was obscured by sentimental pronouncements about women's superior moral and nurturant power. (SJL)
Descriptors: Educational Economics, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Employed Women
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VanEvery, Ivalyn – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1979
A brief history of teacher education in the United States, emphasizing the creation of schools of education, the development of professional standards, and the problems confronting teacher education in recent decades. (SJL)
Descriptors: Educational History, Higher Education, Historical Reviews, Professional Recognition
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Davis, O. L., Jr. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1980
This biography traces the career of Frank E. Thompson, a professor of education at the University of Colorado, and highlights his crucial role in developing Kappa Delta Pi as a national society when he served as its second national president from 1917-1919. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Biographies, Educational History, Higher Education, Honor Societies