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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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Wong, Ting-Hong – History of Education Quarterly, 2020
After World War II, the colonial rule imposed by the Kuomintang (KMT) in Taiwan was symbiotically connected with its project of nation building. This project of "national colonialism" initially spurred the KMT to build an extensive public education system and to marginalize private schools. Financial concerns after 1954, however, forced…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Educational History, Foreign Policy, Nationalism
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Edmonds, Matthew C. – History of Education Quarterly, 2020
In 1969, four years after passage of the Voting Rights Act, African Americans in Greene County, Alabama, reclaimed control of local government, becoming the first community in the South to do so since Reconstruction. A half century later, however, Greene County remains an impoverished and largely segregated area with poor educational outcomes,…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Counties, School Segregation, School Choice
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Leedy, Todd H. – History of Education Quarterly, 2007
In 1930, the same year in which the segregationist Land Apportionment Act was passed, the governor of Rhodesia addressed a meeting of representatives from the various missionary organizations operating in the colony. He proceeded to argue against the sort of education that might create a class of African intellectuals who would eventually…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Agricultural Education, Christianity
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Tolley, Kim – History of Education Quarterly, 1996
Presents a consistent body of evidence to support the conclusion that, from the earliest decades of the 19th century, scientific subjects represented a significant and popular part of the curriculum in schools for girls. Includes evidence from primary and secondary sources. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Cultural Influences, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation
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Graham, Hugh Davis – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Explores how the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the "Grove City" court case triggered a four-year battle in Congress between the civil rights coalition and the Reagan administration. Explains that the battle began when Grove City College, a private college in Pennsylvania, refused to be regulated by the U.S. Department of Education.…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Colleges, Court Litigation, Educational Change
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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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Saveth, Edward N. – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Traces the private boarding school movement in the United States, discussing its growth and service to a "democratic nobility" which would be trained to lead the country. Examines the White Anglo-Saxon Protestant control of private schools until the 1960s and explores changes in admissions and administration policies. (GEA)
Descriptors: Admission (School), Admission Criteria, Boarding Schools, Educational Change
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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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Pederson, Joyce Senders – History of Education Quarterly, 1979
Explores the relationship between institutional structures and social values in nineteenth century England by examining features of traditional private girls' schools. Concludes that the reformed institutions served the interests of the feminist movement by answering to the social needs and cultural values of various social groups associated with…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Feminism, Higher Education
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Prentice, Alison – History of Education Quarterly, 1972
Discusses the concern of educators in early Upper Canada over the effects that children's going away from home to school had on their families. (JF)
Descriptors: Boarding Homes, Boarding Schools, Educational History, Family (Sociological Unit)
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Teaford, Jon – History of Education Quarterly, 1970
Because of changing priorities in education, the traditional classical curriculum in Massachusetts grammar schools gave way to support for vocational and English learning from 1670-1780. (Author)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Classical Literature, Curriculum, Educational History
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Hansen, Erik – History of Education Quarterly, 1973
Political events in 1902 and 1917 in the Netherlands affirmed parity subsidizing of private and public elementary schools. The history of those events, centering on educational policy, and their effect on the future of politics and education are explored in this article. (JH)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Elementary Schools, Marxism