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Garcia, David G.; Yosso, Tara J. – History of Education Quarterly, 2013
To introduce their examination of the social production of segregated space and power relations in Oxnard, California from 1934 to 1954, the authors utilize portions of a letter written by Alice Shaffer, April 21, 1938, to the Oxnard School Board of Trustees. Shaffer outlines the seemingly shared concerns of her neighbors about a disruption of the…
Descriptors: School Segregation, Racial Segregation, Boards of Education, Trustees
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Dorn, Charles – History of Education Quarterly, 2005
In this article, the author discusses the experiences of Marian Sauer as one of the teachers during World War II. Marian Sauer, began teaching at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School in Richmond, California, in 1942. During World War II, Richmond's population skyrocketed, as a direct result of homefront mobilization and school enrollments grew six…
Descriptors: Educational History, Public Schools, African Americans, Racial Discrimination
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Lopez-Goni, Irene – History of Education Quarterly, 2005
The Basque School, as well as a type of school, is an educational phenomenon that emerged and underwent most of its development during the twentieth century. Some initial confusion existed between the terms "Basque school," "bilingual school" and "ikastola," due to the undefined nature of the Basque model of schooling…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Regional Schools, Indo European Languages, Spanish Culture
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Nidiffer, Jana; Cain, Timothy Reese – History of Education Quarterly, 2004
In this essay, the authors examine an important first generation of university vice presidents and the structural, political, and psychological factors that led to their appointments and subsequently shaped their tenures in office. They explore in detail three particular, albeit overlapping, modes of vice presidential service, the variety of…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Presidents, Politics of Education, Tenure
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Marsden, William E. – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
The historical development of social ecology and ways in which an ecological approach can illuminate the study of urban education are discussed. An interdisciplinary, microecological framework is applied to the study of links between schooling and community in a nineteenth-century dockland slum. (SR)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Education, Ecology, Educational History
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Kaestle, Carl F. – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Examines the role of ideologies in the history of American education. A case study showing how the Protestant ideology influenced the social outlook and actions of school reformers in the antebellum period of the nineteenth century is included. (AM)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Shannon, Samuel H. – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Presents a case study discussing the problems faced by Blacks in the nineteenth century when they tried to get Black land-grant colleges established in Tennessee. The discriminative manipulation, against Blacks, of laws controlling land-grant college funding, and Black legal and legislative efforts to gain access to higher education, are…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Case Studies, Educational History, Educational Legislation
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Meyer, Charles – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
Explores the educational efforts of the Lutherans in Australia, who were mostly of German decent and emigrated to the southern states during the time period of 1838-1850. Addresses the public reactions to the Lutherans and their schools from 1914-1918. (CMK)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Church Role, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Heward, Christine – History of Education Quarterly, 1989
Examines the introduction of compulsory school attendance in the Birmingham Jewellery Quarter (England) following the 1870 Education Act in order to explore class relations and the role of education. Demonstrates the significance of viewing children and parents as agents who initiate activities relative to compulsory school requirements. (KO)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Case Studies, Compulsory Education, Educational History
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Urban, Wayne J. – History of Education Quarterly, 1981
Stresses that a regional approach to history of education can enhance and enrich understanding of education-related issues in other regions and in the United States at large. Case studies from the Southern region are presented to reinforce this view. (DB)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy
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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