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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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Gelber, Scott – History of Education Quarterly, 2011
This article focuses on historical admissions policies and offers a more nuanced and more substantial treatment of the relationship between Populism and higher education. Prior accounts of admissions in the late nineteenth century have sensibly focused upon the tension between secondary school leaders who were mindful of their multiple…
Descriptors: College Admission, Admission Criteria, Selective Admission, Land Grant Universities
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Pigott, Daniel A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1990
Examines the effect of the British educational scholarships created by the 1921 Corn Production Acts (Repeal). Points out that the act enabled sons and daughters of agricultural laborers to attend secondary schools in order to obtain agricultural education. Concludes that the scholarships helped the rural youth, the agricultural economy, and the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Laborers, Educational History
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Westhoff, Laura M. – History of Education Quarterly, 1995
Explores Dewey's concern about the potential threat to democratic community posed by dependence on experts as policymakers. Discusses Dewey's reservations and guarded support of professionalization. Contrasts his views with the democratic elitist position of Walter Lippmann. (MJP)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Activism, Citizenship Education, Democratic Values
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Teese, Richard – History of Education Quarterly, 1989
Explores the extent to which diverse school populations truly benefited from the creation of a mass system of public high schools in Australia. Uses the Melbourne Public High School to assess the higher drop-out rate for girls and the influence of social class on access to a high school education. (KO)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Public Education