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Lowe, Roy – History of Education, 2020
The origins of the charitable status of elite schools in England is a neglected topic. This article reconstructs the debate on the funding of schools which led to the establishment of the Charity Commission in 1853 and argues that it was the obdurate refusal of the Anglican Church to surrender its control of secondary education which first delayed…
Descriptors: Educational History, Churches, Secondary Education, Governance
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Rosnes, Ellen Vea – History of Education, 2020
When the purified National Party (NP) came to power in South Africa in 1948, they introduced educational policies based on the ideology of apartheid. At that time 7,183 pupils attended primary education in 110 Lutheran Norwegian mission schools in Zululand and Natal. When the State took over these schools after the passing of the Bantu Education…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Educational History, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Wraga, William G. – History of Education Quarterly, 2019
Around 1940, the Southern Association Study in Secondary Schools and Colleges and the Secondary School Study of the Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools for Negroes implemented cooperative educational experimentation in the American South. This was a progressive education method for improving schools exemplified in the national Eight-Year…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Secondary Education, African Americans, Geographic Regions
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Zelbo, Sian – History of Education Quarterly, 2019
When the New Orleans school board appointed E. J. Edmunds, a light-skinned Afro-Creole man, the mathematics teacher for the city's best high school in 1875, the senior students walked out rather than have a "negro" as a teacher of "white youths." Edmunds's appointment was a final, bold act by the city's mixed-race intellectual…
Descriptors: Educational History, United States History, African American Teachers, Racial Bias
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Allison, John – History of Education, 2019
What do secondary school students in Ontario, Canada, need to know about the world in which they live in? How did a secondary school 'World Politics' course that emerged in Ontario in the 1960s address this question? The 'World Politics' course that emerged in the 1960s clearly came about as a result of societal and educational developments.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, International Education, Secondary School Curriculum
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Whitehead, Kay – History of Education, 2019
This article explores the establishment of Queen Elizabeth School (QES), the first government secondary school for girls in Northern Nigeria in 1956, and commemorations in 1961, 1981 and 2016. Connecting past and present, several invented traditions were deployed to socialise students, secure QES's reputation and status, and foster national unity…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Socialization
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Glaser, Clive – History of Education, 2019
This paper focuses on the now-discarded practice of corporal punishment at Morris Isaacson High School, an important public school in Soweto. Corporal punishment, widely accepted by both students and parents, was central to the disciplinary regime of the school during the 1960s and 1970s. 'Morris' was one of the very few high schools in Soweto to…
Descriptors: Punishment, Educational History, Foreign Countries, High School Students
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Johnston, Ron – History of Education, 2019
Geography emerged as an academic discipline in British universities in response to demands for trained teachers of the subject in the country's burgeoning secondary schools and their curricula formed a seamless transition from one to the other. In the 1960s a major shift in the nature of the academic discipline -- often termed the 'quantitative…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disciplines, Universities, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Andersen, Lisa M. F. – History of Education Quarterly, 2019
The reasons for peer education's ascendance as a core pedagogy in sex education are as much historical as they are reasonable or ethical. This article traces the history of peer-led sex education from the 1970s to the 1990s against the backdrop of New York City's financial ruin, social unrest, and a public health crisis. Starting with an analysis…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Sex Education, Teaching Methods, School Culture
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Woyshner, Christine – History of Education, 2018
In the 1930s there emerged an initiative to teach black history and culture to white students, which pre-dates more widespread efforts of the post-Second World War era. This article analyses student work--considering sight, sound and text--and investigates what white students learned about African-American history and culture. Curriculum history…
Descriptors: African American History, Educational History, White Students, African American Culture
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Ku, Hsiao-Yuh – History of Education, 2018
Shena Simon (1883-1972), a leading English socialist and educationist, actively called for the reform of secondary education in the 1930s and 1940s in order to bring the ideal of 'equality of opportunity' into the English educational system. This paper explores the continuity and changes in Simon's proposed reforms in relation to her ideals of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Social Justice, Social Change
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Pattenden, Hugh – History of Education, 2018
This article will argue that the current historiography considers the 'public school experience' of the First World War too narrowly, and will emphasise that boys from a wide range of establishments experienced the war in a similar fashion to those at elite public schools. It will do this through a case study of the alumni of the Perse Grammar…
Descriptors: Alumni, Public Schools, Educational History, Historiography
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Purwanta, Hieronymus – History of Education, 2018
This study aimed to analyse the text and context of history textbooks that established Dutch colonialism as a determinant factor in the New Order era and later. Two research questions were postulated: (1) Why was the discourse of colonisation maintained in textbooks after the proclamation of independence in 1945? (2) How was the colonial discourse…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Textbooks, History Instruction
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Moon, Krystyn R. – History of Education Quarterly, 2018
This essay explores the experiences and debates surrounding preparatory schools for Chinese students in the United States at the turn of the twentieth century. These institutions attempted to expand educational opportunities for poorer Chinese students who might otherwise not have had a chance to go to school; however, most of these children also…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Low Income Students, Access to Education, Racial Bias
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Mullaney, Marie Marmo; Hilbert, Rosemary C. – History of Education Quarterly, 2018
Established in 1911 as a simple owner-operated commercial school in Providence, Rhode Island, the Katharine Gibbs School expanded over the decades to acquire an international reputation for excellence in secretarial training. This essay examines the origin, development, and ultimate demise of the chain, placing it within the context of the…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Females, Office Occupations, Gender Bias
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