ERIC Number: EJ634664
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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School Services: A Historical Perspective.
DiBella, Cecilia M.
School Business Affairs, v67 n8 p9-12 Aug 2001
From their original purpose of preserving strict religious tenets and producing good workers and law-abiding citizens, schools have evolved into multifaceted institutions that have assumed many roles and responsibilities once filled by parents and community agencies. Today's schools seem responsible for correcting every contemporary issue or problem. (MLH)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Economic Factors, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Immigrants, Literacy Education, Progressive Education, Public Education, Religious Education, Religious Factors, Role of Education, School Responsibility, Social Problems, Social Services, Socialization, United States History
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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