ERIC Number: EJ350033
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Bureaucratic Order and Special Children: Urban Schools, 1890s-1940s.
Tropea, Joseph L.
History of Education Quarterly, v27 n1 p29-53 Spr 1987
This article examines the evolution of informal rules that guided urban school authorities in dealing with difficult pupils. It argues that special classes, special curricula, and lowered promotion standards served to preserve school order after the establishment of mandatory attendance laws. (JDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A