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ERIC Number: EJ646544
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0042-0972
The Milwaukee Platoon School Battle: Lessons for Activist Teachers.
Levine, David
Urban Review, v34 n1 p47-69 Mar 2002
Chronicles an education reform battle of the 1920s in which teacher activists within the Milwaukee Teachers' Association emerged as champions for their students. They challenged a proposal that the school system experiment with platoon schools, which applied the efficiency of the business world to education. Their challenge offers insight into teachers' roles in shaping educational policy. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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