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Aiello, Thomas – History of Education Quarterly, 2018
The black southern press was an entity dominated by male editors and entrepreneurs. The effort to equalize teacher pay, one of the core fights for rights in the South, and the principal effort at gendered race advocacy during the World War II era, was led in large measure by black women. While both the fight for salary equalization and the…
Descriptors: Teacher Salaries, Gender Differences, African Americans, Editing
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Hines, Michael – History of Education Quarterly, 2016
Even though the black community of antebellum New York City lived in a society that marginalized them socially and economically, they were intent on pursuing the basic privileges of American citizenship. One tactic African Americans employed to this end was the tenacious pursuit of education, which leaders believed would act both as an aid in…
Descriptors: African Americans, Urban Areas, United States History, Social Bias
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Di Mascio, Anthony – History of Education Quarterly, 2010
The educational history of Upper Canada is commonly written as the succession of an elite group of educational reformers who advocated a centralized system of mass schooling. However, the recent shift in research on Upper Canada away from the narrative of prominent individuals who controlled the social, political, and economic development of the…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Democracy, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Kaestle, Carl F. – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Questions whether people during the past century had access to a range of reading materials and asks whether various groups of people acquired different levels of literacy skills. Concludes that the United States needs educational and cultural policies that will increase literacy skills while fostering the variety of materials read by citizens.…
Descriptors: Books, Cultural Influences, Cultural Pluralism, Educational History
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DeBoer, Peter P.; McCaul, Robert L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1973
This chronological bibliography, preceded by two parts printed in volume 13, numbers 1 and 2 of the "History of Education Quarterly," contains approximately six hundred citations. (JH)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Editorials, Educational History, Elementary Education