ERIC Number: ED053027
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1965-Jul-21
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Background Readings in American Education.
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
This collection of readings was assembled and edited for use at the White House Conference on Education in Washington, D.C. on July 21st and 22nd, 1965. Some of the twenty-nine documents of historical value and relevance in today's educational milieu are: 1) Proposals Relating to the Education of Youth in Pennsylvania, Benjamin Franklin, 1749; 2) The American Scholar, Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1837; 3) The Republic and the School: The Education of Free Men, Horace Mann, 1846; 4) Theory of Education, William Torrey Harris, 1870; 5) Declaration on Intellectual Freedom, Daniel Coit Gilman, 1875; 6) State Schools and Parish Schools: Is Union Between Them Impossible? Archbishop John Ireland, 1890; 7) The School and Social Progress, John Dewey, 1897; 8) Five Evidences of an Education, Nicholas Murray Butler, 1901; 9) Strategy for State Universities: Two Views, Charles Van Hise, 1904; 10) Debate on Smith-Hughes Vocational Education Act, 1917; 11) The Aims of Education, A.N. Whitehead, 1929; 12) The Higher Learning in America, Robert Maynard Hutchings, 1936; 13) Toward Equalizing Opportunity, 1947; 14) The Decline and Fall of Progressive Education, Lawrence A. Cremin, 1961; 15) In Support of Federal Aid to Education, Robert A. Taft, 1948; 16) Prejudice and Your Child, Kenneth B. Clark, 1955; 17) Brown vs. Board of Education, 1954; 18) Nationwide Educational Policy, James Bryant Conant, 1964; 19) The Partnership of Campus and Country, Lyndon B. Johnson, 1964. (Author/SBE)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Principles, Foundations of Education, Resource Materials
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Identifiers - Location: United States