ERIC Number: EJ558948
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Unmaking and Remaking the "One Best System": London, Ontario, 1852-1860.
Murphy, Michael F.
History of Education Quarterly, v37 n3 p291-310 Fall 1997
Recounts the rocky development of a dominant common school system in London, Ontario between 1852 and 1860. Details the support and opposition to the move among the various social, economic, and ethnic groups in the provincial city. Even after the system implementation, school attendance indicated social differentiation. (MJP)
Descriptors: Attendance, Consolidated Schools, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnicity, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Politics of Education, Public Education, Public Schools, School Community Relationship, School District Reorganization, School Districts, School Location, Social Stratification, Sociocultural Patterns
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Canada (London)