ERIC Number: EJ607028
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Mar
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A World Apart.
Zehr, Mary Ann
Education Week, v19 n26 p34-39 Mar 2000
Describes the Hutterites, a communal German-speaking Christian sect in the northwestern United States and western Canada, who typically school their children only through eighth grade and allow further education only for teacher training. Discusses how well Hutterite children do in public schools, Hutterite teacher education programs at universities, and changing community attitudes toward higher education. (TD)
Descriptors: Collective Settlements, Cultural Maintenance, Educational Attitudes, Elementary Education, Experiential Learning, Limited English Speaking, Religious Cultural Groups, Role of Education, Rural Schools, School Community Relationship, State Church Separation, Teacher Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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