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Grassby, A. J. – Educational Perspectives, 1983
Surveys the history and influence of native and non-Anglo ethnic groups who contribute to Australia's cultural diversity. Focuses on the struggle to preserve the Aboriginal language and asserts that legislation is needed to expedite pro-bilingual education policies. Describes several efforts made to promote cultural pluralism in Australia. (KH)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
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Stueber, Ralph K. – Educational Perspectives, 1981
Traces the history of 20th-century educational reform in Hawaii focusing on, among others, how forces of industrialism (particularly corporate development) and Americanization influenced educational reform during the Island's territorial period (1900-1959), impact of US Bureau of Education Survey, and aspects of the American Progressive Education…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Trends
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Miyasaki, Gail Y. – Educational Perspectives, 1981
Discusses education of Nisei (first American-born children of Japanese immigrants) in the local Hawaiian public schools, focusing on American public schooling in Hawaii and Hawaiian schooling and (1) economic control; (2) class perpetuation; (3) occupational training; and (4) Americanization. (Author/JN)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education
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Dever, Daniel J. – Educational Perspectives, 1981
Traces history of Catholic schools in Hawaii, focusing on missionary schools under the Monarchy, coming of religious teaching communities (beginning in 1859), organization of an Island Diocese during World War II, and end of the expansion period caused by rising costs, diminishing ratio of religious teachers, and declining enrollments. (JN)
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Tagupa, William E. H. – Educational Perspectives, 1981
Discusses foreign language school controversey in Hawaii, initially precipitated over the general quality of Island education and policy. Addresses various issues and court decisions, and legislation related to the schools, including the issue of Americanization of Hawaii's Asian immigrant population in the wake of World War I. (Author/JN)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Legislation
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Mallery, Lynette R. – Educational Perspectives, 1981
Discusses influence and cooperative efforts of Hawaiian and New England women on the success of the American mission in civilizing, Americanizing, and Christianizing the Hawaiian people (early 1820's). Without missionary women, it is unlikely the mission would have been readily received by Hawaiian women and therefore the Hawaiian men. (Author/JN)
Descriptors: Cooperation, Educational History, Educational Opportunities, Elementary Secondary Education
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Shuster, Donald R. – Educational Perspectives, 1979
This review of Japanese educational policy in Micronesia from 1920-36 describes the separate school systems established for natives and for Japanese immigrants. Native schools offered a shorter, less rigorous program whose main intent was socialization to Japanese language and culture. (SJL)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Colonialism, Educational Development, Educational History
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Wicks, Peter – Educational Perspectives, 1979
This article traces the development of Swettenham's thought and action in the sphere of formal education in the Federated Maylay States. This reappraisal of Swettenham's career is designed to cast light upon the early years of British Malaya, and upon the strengths and failings of its educational system. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrators, Biographies, Colonialism
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Dodd, Carol Santoki – Educational Perspectives, 1979
The author describes some of the processes and findings of her doctoral study of the issue of centralization v decentralization in Hawaii's government and schools from 1950-70. (SJL)
Descriptors: Centralization, Constitutional History, Decentralization, Doctoral Dissertations
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McCutcheon, James M. – Educational Perspectives, 1979
The author gives insight into the concept of community by tracing its historical development and expression in the United States and describes community education as a current attempt to make the idea of community meaningful in contemporary urban, post-industrial America. Part of a theme issue on community education. (Editor)
Descriptors: American Culture, Community, Community Attitudes, Community Education
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Stueber, Ralph – Educational Perspectives, 1979
This article traces the development of community education in Hawaii, focusing on efforts to disseminate the concept, to gain state support, and to secure funding. Part of a theme issue on community education. (SJL)
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Community Education, Conferences, Financial Support