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Span, Christopher M. – History of Education Quarterly, 2022
This History of Education Society Presidential Address primarily utilizes evocative autoethnography and narrative inquiry to convey its main points. It is written in the storytelling tradition of the African American past and analyzes the lives of three generations of Black Mississippians as they navigated life in Jim Crow Mississippi. It…
Descriptors: Presidents, Educational History, Organizations (Groups), Ethnography
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Jarvinen, Lisa – History of Education Quarterly, 2022
The United States occupations of Cuba and Puerto Rico following the War of 1898 instituted immediate reforms to the educational systems of the islands. The imposition of public school systems modeled on those of the United States and a concurrent wave of Protestant schools established by American missionaries are well-known features of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Protestants, Religious Schools, Catholic Schools
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Prytz, Sara Backman; Westberg, Johannes – History of Education Quarterly, 2022
Starting in the late nineteenth century, the teaching profession became increasingly feminized. This article examines the results of this process, exploring the working and living conditions of rural female primary school teachers with a focus on the experiences of loneliness, harassment, and violence that they suffered in early twentieth-century…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Violence, Teaching Conditions, Housing
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Fernandez Greene, Vanessa – History of Education Quarterly, 2022
Situating the endeavors of Asa Shinn Mercer and Domingo Faustino Sarmiento within the broader settler colonial histories of the US and Argentina, this study provides two cases in which men representing prominent settler groups in the Americas attempted to regulate via internal educational colonialism populations they considered divergent from the…
Descriptors: Females, Educational History, Foreign Policy, Land Settlement
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Fumurescu, Ana – History of Education Quarterly, 2022
By the end of the nineteenth century, social hygiene was a topic of great importance for states experiencing fears of national degeneration. The health of children was of particular concern, as it was thought to reflect the future health of the nation. Although this prompted nation-states like France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Child Health, Hygiene
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Baker, Zeke; Gehlbach, Hunter – History of Education Quarterly, 2022
As the world reckons with the existential threat posed by climate change, the US remains deeply divided about the need for action. The solution to this problem, many have argued, begins with teaching environmentalism in primary and secondary schools and fostering receptivity to environmental issues and environmental science among the next…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Climate, Elementary Secondary Education, Political Issues
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Smaller, Harry – History of Education Quarterly, 2022
Since the late nineteenth century, teachers have come together to found associations and unions in Europe and beyond. Drawing on oral histories, primary and secondary documents, and media reports, this paper delves into this rich historical background, leading to the founding of Education International in 1993. In particular it explores the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Unions, Professional Associations, Teachers
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Jamnah, Donnalie; Zimmerman, Jonathan – History of Education Quarterly, 2022
Conflict over the curriculum is nothing new in American public education, which has never been insulated from the culture wars. In the past few years, conflict over the teaching of race has torn through history and social studies classrooms, inciting the most serious fight over America's past since the last "history war" in the 1990s. At…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, History Instruction, Politics of Education, Public Education
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Slate, Nico – History of Education Quarterly, 2022
Scholars have demonstrated that a range of institutions, organizations, and "social movement schools" aimed to advance the civil rights movement through education. What remains unclear is how those institutions balanced conversation, direct instruction, role-play, and other pedagogical methods. This article focuses on the Highlander Folk…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Folk Schools, Social Change, Role Playing
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Dennis, Ashley D. – History of Education Quarterly, 2022
This paper examines the first mandatory Black history curriculum in a US public school system, implemented in Chicago Public Schools between 1942 and 1945. Researched and designed by Madeline Morgan, the curriculum supplemented existing social studies lesson plans with Black people's contributions to US society. How did she win approval for the…
Descriptors: African American History, Educational History, Curriculum, School Districts
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Groeger, Cristina Viviana – History of Education Quarterly, 2022
This article explores the conflict between US public and private higher educational institutions by tracing the long struggle for a public university in Boston between 1890 and 1980. This history reveals how the competitive relationship between public and private institutions was central to the formation of each sector, while also complicating a…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Private Colleges, Educational History, Partnerships in Education
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Walsh, Camille – History of Education Quarterly, 2021
This article argues that the now-widespread US practice of residency-based tuition differentials for public higher education institutions is a twentieth-century form of higher education exceptionalism carved out in law and state policy, contradicting otherwise cherished and protected rights of free movement. This contradiction has been enabled in…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Tuition, Access to Education, In State Students
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Rousmaniere, Kate – History of Education Quarterly, 2021
This essay examines the history of what is commonly called the town-gown relationship in American college towns in the six decades after the Second World War. A time of considerable expansion of higher education enrollment and function, the period also marks an increasing detachment of higher education institutions from their local communities.…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Colleges, Educational History, Higher Education
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Nations, Jennifer M. – History of Education Quarterly, 2021
The size and cost of US public higher education, funded largely by government, grew continuously for nearly twenty-five years after World War II. In the late 1960s, as the nation's economic growth slowed, the question of who should pay for higher education came under fresh political scrutiny. Decades-old no-tuition policies at the University of…
Descriptors: Tuition, Educational Finance, Politics of Education, Political Attitudes
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Goldrick-Rab, Sara; Labaree, David – History of Education Quarterly, 2021
Nearly 70 percent of American students enroll in postsecondary education immediately after graduating high school. Yet college and university completion rates remain highly disparate across social and economic groups. White students in the US are 20 percent more likely than Black and Latino students to graduate, and students from high-income…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Education, Community Colleges, Politics of Education
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