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Pak, Yoon K. – History of Education Quarterly, 2021
This History of Education Society Presidential Address comes at the society's sixtieth anniversary and provides a new conceptual framework that foregrounds recognizing a "racist-blind," and not a color-blind, ideology in the intentional and unequal design our educational past and present. It highlights systemic racism brought on by the…
Descriptors: Racial Discrimination, Racial Bias, Educational History, Equal Education
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Ladson-Billings, Gloria; Anderson, James D. – History of Education Quarterly, 2021
In the second half of the twentieth century, the ranks of Black teachers and school administrators declined precipitously. Today, less than 7 percent of American teachers are Black. This loss has had a number of consequences for schools and communities, but perhaps especially for Black students. As recent research has found, Black students benefit…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Teacher Shortage, Futures (of Society), Educational Trends
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Zimmerman, Jonathan – History of Education Quarterly, 2011
In this paper, the author first cites passages that highlight the key developments and dilemmas of teacher education in Ghana in the 1960s, when the new nation resolved to prepare its largely untrained teaching force in "progressive" methods. Across the decade--and across subject areas--Ghana conducted in-service teacher training to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Educational History, Progressive Education
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Rogers, Bethany – History of Education Quarterly, 2009
This article focuses on the period between 1966 and 1968, when the original vision of the policymakers of the National Teacher Corps (NTC) and the federal staffers who created the NTC initiative held sway. In their vision, the "best and brightest" (according to their criteria) could better solve the problems of educating so-called disadvantaged…
Descriptors: Alternative Teacher Certification, Federal Programs, Disadvantaged, Liberal Arts
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Brehony, Kevin J. – History of Education Quarterly, 2009
This article examines the work of Lady Nancy Astor (1879-1964) in campaigning for nursery education and nursery schools in Britain from the late 1920s until the Second World War. Arguably no elected politician in England at any time, including the present, has identified themselves more closely with the cause of nursery schooling in Britain.…
Descriptors: Educational History, Nursery Schools, Foreign Countries, Cultural Capital
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Beyer, C. Kalani – History of Education Quarterly, 2007
Samuel Chapman Armstrong is well known for establishing Hampton Institute, the institution most involved with training black teachers in the South after the Civil War. It is less known that he was born in Hawai'i to the missionary couple Reverend Richard and Clarissa Chapman Armstrong. His parents were members of the Fifth Company of missionaries…
Descriptors: Industrial Education, Hawaiians, African American Education, Teacher Education
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Gersman, Elinor Mondale – History of Education Quarterly, 1973
It is suggested that texts be published which suggest questions, problems and approaches to study, because education is in such a state of upheaval, re-evaluation, and discovery. (Author/JB)
Descriptors: Educational History, Foundations of Education, History, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Fultz, Michael – History of Education Quarterly, 1995
Examines the contradictory and often negative assessment of black teachers in the pre-World War II South by black leaders and civil rights advocates. Black leaders criticized teachers for being at best, poorly trained, and at worst, willing tools of socialized oppression. Asserts that the teachers performed well under difficult conditions. (MJP)
Descriptors: Black Community, Black Education, Black History, Black Leadership
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Jensen, Joan M. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries the ideology of the "teaching daughters," which argues the benefits of employing women as teachers, was taking form. The development of this ideology and its practice in southeastern Pennsylvania and northern Delaware from 1790 to 1850 are described. (RM)
Descriptors: Blacks, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Employed Women
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Burton, John D. – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Reconstructs the establishment of the Cambridge Grammar school in Massachusetts in the mid-1640s and documents its frequent difficulties in recruiting and maintaining appropriate schoolmasters. Using qualitative and quantitative evidence, analyzes the close relationship between the grammar school and Harvard College. Cambridge provided students to…
Descriptors: Affiliated Schools, College School Cooperation, Colonial History (United States), Educational History
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Ogren, Christine A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1995
Argues that Wisconsin's normal schools presented a less restrictive and more coeducational environment than more prestigious universities. Utilizing primary and archival sources discovers that the normal schools achieved a remarkable degree of gender equity in their treatment of male and female students. (MJP)
Descriptors: Educational History, Elective Courses, Extracurricular Activities, Higher Education
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Fuessl, Karl-Heinz; Wegner, Gregory Paul – History of Education Quarterly, 1996
Discusses the organization and implementation of youth education and work programs by the occupying allies in post- World War II Germany. Initial efforts at youth denazification were divided between punitive and rehabilitative approaches. Support from German churches favored rehabilitation efforts. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Democratic Values, Education Work Relationship, Educational Environment
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Axelrod, Paul – History of Education Quarterly, 1996
Summarizes the various interpretations and representations of Canadian educational history in textbooks and other scholarly publications from the last 20 years. Charts the appearance in educational history of intellectual and social history, as well as minority and feminist considerations. (MJP)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Cunningham, Peter – History of Education Quarterly, 1989
Discusses the influence of the research environment on the educational history produced in Great Britain. Points out that a number of historical works are influenced by political circumstances. Concludes that, although the history of education in the context of teacher education courses has become less important, social and political interests…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational History, Educational Research
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Johnson, William R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1987
Examines the Carnegie Forum and Holmes Group reports on U. S. education. Points out that both reports assume there is an agreed-upon body of knowledge about teaching and learning. Notes the reports differ on where the roots of professional knowledge lie and examines both reports' arguments in this regard. (RKM)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Higher Education, Teacher Education
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