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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
Science for Ladies, Classics for Gentlemen: A Comparative Analysis of Scientific Subjects in the Curricula of Boys' and Girls' Secondary Schools in the United States, 1794-1850.
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
The Reform of Women's Secondary and Higher Education: Institutional Change and Social Values in Mid and Late Victorian England.
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