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Tyack, David; James, Thomas – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Using data from the 1800s, this article demonstrates how the study of state government actions vis-a-vis education can reveal a variety of useful insights on the politics of schooling and the ideology and structure of public education in the United States. (JDH)
Descriptors: Culture Conflict, Educational History, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
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James, Thomas – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
In 1942 the U.S. government evacuated more than 110,000 Japanese Americans from their homes and placed them in relocation centers. This article talks about the more than 4,000 Japanese American students who were allowed to leave the centers to study in colleges and universities throughout the United States. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Opportunities, Higher Education, Japanese American Culture
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James, Thomas – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Examines the role of public officials, social scientists, and educational planners in New Deal programs for Navajo Indians. States that resistance to community schools and stock-reduction policies caused the failure of New Deal programs. Concludes that the Navajo experience can help social planners deal more effectively with other social groups.…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian History, American Indian Studies