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Savage, Carter Julian – History of Education Quarterly, 2011
This paper details how African-American boys' club workers, their Clubs as well as their service to African-American youth, gained legitimacy within the Boys' Club Federation, now Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). Specifically, it illustrates what facilitated a predominantly urban, northeastern organization to begin opening Clubs for…
Descriptors: Community Leaders, Clubs, Community Involvement, Youth
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Setran, David P. – History of Education Quarterly, 2005
In the early twentieth century, many American educators pinned their hopes for a revitalized nation on the character education of "youth," especially adolescent boys. Although the emphasis on student morality was far from novel--nineteenth-century common and secondary schools operated as bastions of Protestant republican virtue--new perceptions of…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Democracy, Values Education, High School Students
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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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Gilman, Amy – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Vast changes took place in urban benevolence toward poor females in the first half of the nineteenth century. Agencies started by upper-class women as private organizations to support needy women became agencies run by salaried, professional, male charity workers whose job it was to train and discipline poor females. (RM)
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Females, Feminism, Higher Education
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Friedman, Alice T. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Educational theory and practice among the most privileged group in English society--the nobility and upper gentry--are examined. Fundamental differences distinguished the humanist program of study for girls from that for boys during the middle years of the sixteenth century. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Theories
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Galenson, David W. – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Explores ethnic differences in contextual or neighborhood effects on school attendance in Early Chicago. Analyzes (1) the determinants of school attendance for the sons of native-born Americans and Germans and (2) the effects of proximity to other ethnic groups on the school attendance of boys. (CMK)
Descriptors: Attendance, Comparative Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups
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Heap, Ruby – History of Education Quarterly, 1995
Describes the origins, development, and impact of the physiotherapy program at the University of Toronto (Canada) in the period between World War I and World War II. Maintains that control by physicians eventually led to a "women's profession," which meant deference to male authority and less independence for female practitioners. (CFR)
Descriptors: Educational History, Exercise Physiology, Females, Foreign Countries
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Beadie, Nancy – History of Education Quarterly, 1993
Describes the role of Emma Willard in encouraging the New York State legislature to provide state support for women's education. Discusses political and social issues in the mid-1800s and Willard's vision of a separate system of higher education for women. Outlines establishment of teacher education programs. (CFR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Finance, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Smith, Bonnie G. – History of Education Quarterly, 1993
Discusses the educational experiences of historians during the middle 1800s. Describes changes in historical research methods and historical interpretation that developed a new type of professional historian. Asserts that the school environment for adolescent boys directly was related to changes in historiography and historical writing. (CFR)
Descriptors: Boarding Schools, Classical Languages, Classical Literature, Educational Change
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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