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Clark, Daniel A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Examines how the World War II veterans' influx into higher education changed the perception of that institution in the minds of the public and its portrayal in popular media. Previously characterized as an upper-crust indulgence, college became an acceptable symbol of social mobility. Includes reproductions of magazine advertisements. (MJP)
Descriptors: College Attendance, College Students, Cultural Influences, Educational Attitudes
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Vinovskis, Maris A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Utilizing extensive individual-level data files to examine antebellum school attendance in Newburyport (Massachusetts), a procedure was devised to estimate school attendance in Essex County (Massachusetts), during the period 1860-61. Concludes that a substantial minority of antebellum youth attended high school in Massachusetts communities. (SLM)
Descriptors: Attendance, Educational History, Educational Research, Enrollment
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Anderson, Robert – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Elementary, secondary, and higher education enrollment data for Scotland between the 1860s and 1939 are examined, and the structure and development of the Scottish system in the light of some of the general theories of comparative social history of education are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Practices