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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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Vinovskis, Maris A. – History of Education Quarterly, 2022
This article summarizes and assesses federal K-12 compensatory education policies during the past six decades. It focuses on the centerpiece of that effort, Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. Related programs such as America 2000, Goals 2000, No Child Left Behind, and Every Student Succeeds Act are discussed. It…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educational Policy, Public Policy, Educational History
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Pawlewicz, Diana D'Amico – History of Education Quarterly, 2022
Historical policy stories that situate teachers as the root cause of problems in public schools have long accompanied educational reforms, including No Child Left Behind. This article portrays the history of teacher blame as a defining component of the grammar of American educational reform. Nineteenth- and twentieth-century reformers identified…
Descriptors: Intervention, Educational History, Educational Change, Teacher Effectiveness
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Kryczka, Nicholas – History of Education Quarterly, 2019
Chicago's magnet schools were one of the nation's earliest experiments in choice-driven school desegregation, originating among civil rights advocates and academic education experts in the 1960s and appearing at specific sites in Chicago's urban landscape during the 1970s. The specific concerns that motivated the creation of magnet schools during…
Descriptors: Racial Integration, Magnet Schools, School Choice, School Desegregation
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Cressy, David – History of Education Quarterly, 1976
Discussed is the unprecedented expansion of educational facilities in 16th and 17th century England. Reasons for the newly endowed schools, freelance teachers and increasing numbers of students proceeding to higher education are investigated. The author concludes that, in spite of some extraordinary successes, the chances of escaping drudgery…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Opportunities
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Davis-Friedmann, Deborah – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Reviews three books on education in China: "Educational and Social Change in China: The Beginnings of the Modern Era" (Borthwick, 1983), "Education and Popular Literacy in Ch'ing China" (Rawski, 1979), and "Education under Mao: Class and Competition in Canton Schools, 1960-1980" (Unger, 1982). (JDH)
Descriptors: Culture, Curriculum, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Tyack, David – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Reviews Carl F. Kaestle's 1983 book, "Pillars of the Republic: Common Schools and American Society, 1780-1860." Maintains that this work synthesizes and refocuses both old and new interpretations of the political and institutional history of the common school before 1860 in the United States. (JDH)
Descriptors: Culture, Curriculum, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Graham, Hugh Davis – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Reviews "Managers of Virtue: Public School Leadership in America, 1820-1980" (Tyack & Hansot, 1982), and "Public School in Hard Times: The Great Depression and Recent Years" (Tyack, Lowe & Hansot, 1984). Maintains that the strength of these two works lies more in their balanced synthesis of the scholarly literature than on the direct policy…
Descriptors: Civics, Curriculum, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Fussl, Karl-Hans; Kubina, Christian – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Since the 1970s the history of educational development has become the object of scholarly research once more. Within the context of recent educational history, the postwar period has aroused particular interest in educational historiographers. The history of the educational development of Berlin in the 1950s and 1960s is discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Communism, Educational Change, Educational Development, 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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Lamba, Isaac C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Although some educational progress at grassroot level was made by the Dutch Reformed Church Mission (DRCM) in African Malawi, the DCRM system contributed mostly to underdevelopment. Most Malawians were introduced to semi-literacy under thousands of semi-qualified teachers, and very few Africans who passed through the system later distinguished…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History
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Miller, Pavla – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Informed by recent Marxist education theory, the author gives a new account of the changes brought about by the 1875 Education Act in South Australia. Many of these changes, although couched in terms of morality and efficiency, represented a direct assault on the lifestyles and culture of the laboring people. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Madison, James H. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
In 1923 John D. Rockefeller's General Education Board (GED) undertook a project to reform the public schools in two rural Indiana counties. The GED demonstration project developed from more than two decades of concern about America's rural problems. The attempt by cosmopolitan outside experts to change the rural schools is described. (RM)
Descriptors: Change Agents, Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational History
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Cooney, Jerry W. – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
A social question faced by Latin American countries when they gained their independence from Spain was that of education. An extreme example of the difficulties encountered can be found in Paraguay where education was affected by the events of independence and by a new phenomenon, the Spanish American dictator. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Berkeley, Kathleen C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Thrust into the paid labor force for the first time after the Civil War, many Southern White women became public school teachers, usually at half the salary paid to male teachers. The struggle of these women to end the wage disparity is discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Civil War (United States), Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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