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Banks, Cherry A. McGee – Educational Perspectives, 2007
Following the Japanese attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the nation was thrown into a state of fear and hysteria. On February 19, 1942, President Roosevelt issued Executive Order No. 9066 which resulted in more than 120,000 persons of Japanese ancestry being either interned in relocation centers, drafted, or…
Descriptors: Democracy, War, Japanese Americans, Relocation
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Kang, Julie – Educational Perspectives, 2007
Data from the Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction show that Asians are the largest non-European teachers group teaching in Washington (2004). One thousand, three hundred, and thirty-three, full-time classroom teachers identify themselves as Asian. In Washington classrooms, there are more Asian teachers than Black…
Descriptors: Oral History, Teaching (Occupation), Japanese Americans, Asian Americans
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Wasley, Patricia A. – Educational Perspectives, 2004
In many ways, the changing history of the Dutch windmills reminds the author of the many teacher education programs she has worked with and, in particular, the one she now works with at the University of Washington. To those who are unfamiliar with the inner workings of teacher education, programs that prepare teachers probably appear much as they…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Improvement