ERIC Number: EJ614635
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Building a Conservative Base: Teaching History and Civics in Voucher-Supported Schools.
Paterson, Frances R. A.
Phi Delta Kappan, v82 n2 p150-55 Oct 2000
Many private schools accepting public and private voucher funding use instructional materials that transmit profoundly conservative values. Content of texts produced by A Beka Books and Bob Jones University Press is virtually identical to materials produced and disseminated by the Christian Right and other conservative groups. (Contains 42 references.) (MLH)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Conservatism, Educational Vouchers, Elementary Secondary Education, Gender Issues, History Instruction, Instructional Materials, Liberalism, Minority Groups, Parochial Schools, Political Influences, Private Schools, Religious Cultural Groups, Textbook Content, Values
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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