ERIC Number: EJ868639
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
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A Year in Review: The "High School Journal" in 1920
Job, Jennifer G.
High School Journal, v93 n1 p43-46 Nov-Dec 2009
In 1920, the "High School Journal" had been up and running for a year and cost 15 cents an issue. Robert Goddard was ridiculed by the "New York Times" for predicting space travel (a retraction was printed in 1969), small countries like Ireland and Romania were fighting for their own governments, and American women voted for the first time in a presidential election. Immigrants were coming in waves to the United States, and education was facing an existential crisis, wondering what its purpose was in this new booming economy. To explore the journal's role in this era, the author takes a look at what the HSJ was covering ninety years ago.
Descriptors: High Schools, Educational History, Current Events, Time Perspective, Role of Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Periodicals
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools
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Identifiers - Location: North Carolina; United States