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Keegan, John – American Educator, 2000
Presents a portrait of reverent remembrance of the war dead in England, noting that students in the United States need to learn that Memorial Day is more than just a fun 3-day holiday. Explains the importance of gardens, landscaping, and tradition to the English in remembering the soldiers who died fighting for their country and freedom. (SM)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Military Personnel, Military Service, War
Warnock, Mary – American Educator, 1999
School should be regarded not merely as a place for acquiring new skills, but as a social environment on its own, the first environment with which children become familiar after their own homes. The professional relationship of the teacher must be, first and foremost, with the child, not with the parents, family, or background. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Social Environment
Himmelfarb, Gertrude – American Educator, 1995
Although the society of Victorian England witnessed significant improvement in moral and social conditions, we today confront considerable deterioration in ours. Illegitimacy, crime, and deviant behavior are discussed in the context of restoring virtue to society. (SLD)
Descriptors: Crime, Educational Experience, Educational History, Foreign Countries
Gandal, Matthew; And Others – American Educator, 1994
Presents a brief comparison of three countries (Wales and England, France, Germany) and their examination systems for college-bound students. Portions of examinations are provided as well as country profiles that describe the role the exam plays in that country's educational system. The report is excerpted from a larger work involving a…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, College Admission, College Entrance Examinations, Comparative Analysis