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Scribner, Campbell F. – History of Education Quarterly, 2017
The following article documents the expansion of high school exchange programs during the Cold War. It also examines the potential conflicts underlying that expansion, which relied on preexisting networks of government agencies and private philanthropies and sometimes conflated the rhetoric of world peace with a narrower pursuit of American…
Descriptors: Adolescents, High School Students, War, Political Issues
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Ugland, Richard M. – History of Education Quarterly, 1979
Explains how the High School Victory Corps was devised to encourage high school students to prepare themselves mentally and physically for the World War II war effort. Information is presented on how teachers in all subject areas adapted their courses to wartime circumstances. Strengths and weaknesses of the program are discussed. (DB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Educational History, Educational Needs, Educational Trends
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James, Cathy L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Explores the many roles that the theater played within the settlement houses in Toronto (Canada) from 1910 to 1930. Demonstrates that settlement workers in Toronto attempted to use the power of the theater to influence, inspire, and inform both their clientele and the broader community. (CMK)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Clubs, Educational Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Bakker, Nelleke; van Essen, Mineke – History of Education Quarterly, 1999
Explores the predominance of coeducation of secondary schools in The Netherlands, focusing on the years between 1871, when the first girl was admitted to a boys' school, and 1929. Considers topics such as the conditions of entry of the first generation of girls and the results of inquiries into school practices. (CMK)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Coeducation, Educational History, Educational Improvement
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Lassonde, Stephen A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Discusses the attitudes toward education of Italian immigrants, both parents and children, providing pre- and post-World War II views. Addresses the high school, which had not yet attained its status as a minimal credential for most occupations. (CMK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Attendance, Educational Attitudes
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Gillis, John R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1973
This paper attempts to demonstrate that the question of conformity and rebellion is ultimately one of social and political structure by comparing the demographic and economic class lines of the English Boy Scouts and the German Wandervogel. (Author/KM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Conformity
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Gaffield, Chad; Levine, David – History of Education Quarterly, 1978
Hypothesizes that the nature and availability of particular kinds of employment determine other aspects of adolescence and dependency. Data concerning Orillia, Canada, during the nineteenth century, indicate that changes in occupational structure related to age at marriage, patterns of school attendance, and place of residence. (Author/AV)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Case Studies, Comparative Education, Educational History