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Cutler, William W., III – History of Education Quarterly, 1989
Discusses the importance of the school building in U.S. education from 1820 to the present. Notes that the schoolhouse became a representation of U.S. cultural values and ideals. Explores how this reverence for the place of learning has affected and been affected by educational change. (KO)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Planning, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Historiography
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Valk, John – History of Education Quarterly, 1995
Maintains that issues of religion and the schools have surfaced again in the public forum. Discusses the controversy between public and private education in Utrecht, The Netherlands, in the 1800s. Concludes that public schools can never meet the needs of all and that the Utrecht compromise suggests that alternatives are possible. (CFR)
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Catholics, Church Role, Educational History
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Baker, Scott – History of Education Quarterly, 1995
Maintains that, in the wake of unfavorable court decisions, many school boards in the South attempted to legitimize wage discrimination against black teachers through use of the National Teacher Examination (NTE). Examines questions of racial bias within the testing procedure. Profiles the NTE's leading proponent, Ben Wood. (MJP)
Descriptors: Blacks, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Government School Relationship
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Esden-Tempska, Carla – History of Education Quarterly, 1990
Shows how clerico-fascist regime, which came to power in Austria in 1933-34, placed emphasis on character formation as a primary aspect of schooling. Maintains that the goal was to educate youth by using public education for indoctrination, following methods of Italian Fascists and German National Socialists. Analyzes how they reorganized the…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Educational History, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
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Wegner, Gregory P. – History of Education Quarterly, 1990
Recounts the dialogue between U. S. and Soviet members of the Allied Kommandatura Education Committee (AKEC) in post World War II Berlin regarding the formation of a new history curriculum for German youth. Concludes that the history curriculum accord represented a U.S.-Soviet desire to use schools as a means of denazifying Berlin youth. (SLM)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
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Lagemann, Ellen Condliffe – History of Education Quarterly, 1989
Explores John Dewey's influence upon the history of educational research. Considers the genesis of Dewey's approach to the systematic study of education and investigates some of the reasons his approach to educational inquiry did not endure as well as those of Edward L. Thorndike. Examines the nature of these various traditions. (KO)
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Research
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Hogan, David – History of Education Quarterly, 1989
Argues that social relations, organization, and psychology of today's classroom system are interdependent and suggests that they became important factors in England and the United States through the market and disciplinary revolution of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Examines the educational practices of the English charity school…
Descriptors: Class Organization, Cross Cultural Studies, Discipline Policy, Economic Factors
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Danylewycz, Marta; Prentice, Alison – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Growing school systems in Montreal and Toronto (Canada) between 1861 and 1881 offered radically different opportunities to men and women. Educational administrators developed bureaucratic modes of organization chiefly with male aspirations for power and social mobility in mind. Women were hired to fill the bottom ranks or were ignored altogether.…
Descriptors: Bureaucracy, Comparative Education, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Hazen, Dan C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1978
Presents a case study of a village in highland South America to show how different segments of a society view literacy education. Topics discussed include collapse of traditional society as a result of education, values, changing economic and social conditions, the school role in creating an active citizenry, and school drop-out rates. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Comparative Education, Developing Nations