ERIC Number: ED211274
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Schoolmarms of Utah: "Separate and Unequal." Country School Legacy: Humanities on the Frontier.
Embry, Jessie L.
This part of the Country School Legacy: Humanities on the Frontier Project, funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and sponsored by the Mountain Plains Library Association, traces the biases faced by female school teachers in Utah from the nineteenth century to the present. First, there is a description of the early unequal treatment women teachers received in the form of lower salaries, in not being accepted as equal to men in teaching ability, and in prejudicial treatment concerning their employment. The document then highlights the improvements and advances in the status of women teachers from the 1920s to the present. (CM)
Descriptors: Bias, Educational Background, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, One Teacher Schools, Rural Education, Rural Schools, Sex Bias, Sex Discrimination, Sex Stereotypes, Small Schools, State History, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Role, Teacher Salaries, Teacher Stereotypes
Publication Type: Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Mountain Plains Library Association, Silt, CO. Country School Legacy Project.
Identifiers: Country School Legacy Project; Utah
Note: For related documents, see RC 013 047-058 and RC 013 070-084.