ERIC Number: EJ556222
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Philanthropy and the Origins of Educational Cooperation: Harvard College, the Hopkins Trust, and the Cambridge Grammar School.
Burton, John D.
History of Education Quarterly, v37 n2 p141-61 Sum 1997
Reconstructs the establishment of the Cambridge Grammar school in Massachusetts in the mid-1640s and documents its frequent difficulties in recruiting and maintaining appropriate schoolmasters. Using qualitative and quantitative evidence, analyzes the close relationship between the grammar school and Harvard College. Cambridge provided students to Harvard which provided instructors to Cambridge. (MJP)
Descriptors: Affiliated Schools, College School Cooperation, Colonial History (United States), Educational History, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Role, Philanthropic Foundations, Private Financial Support, Social Mobility, Teacher Education, United States History, Universities
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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