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American educational history [electronic resource] : school, society, and the common good / William H. Jeynes.

By: Jeynes, William.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 469 p.).ISBN: 9781452222561 (electronic bk.); 1452222568 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Education -- United States -- History | Bildungswesen | USA | EDUCATION / Comparative | EDUCATION / History | Bildung | USA | Geschichte (umfassend)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: American educational history.DDC classification: 370.973 Other classification: 5,3 | DV 2850 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The colonial experience, 1607-1776 -- The effects of the Revolutionary War era on American education -- Early political debates and their effect on the American education system -- Education, African Americans, and slavery -- The education of women, Native Americans, Latinos, and Asian Americans -- The widespread growth of the common school and higher education -- The effects of the events during and between the Civil War and World War I -- The liberal philosophy of education as distinguished from conservatism -- The Great Depression and the long-term effects of World War II and the Cold War on American education -- The civil rights movement and federal involvement in educational policy -- The turbulence of the 1960s -- The rise of public criticism of education -- The rise of multiculturalism and other issues -- Educational reform under the Republicans and Democrats -- Other recent educational issues and reforms.
Summary: This is a contemporary examination of historical trends that have helped shape schools and education in the United States.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The colonial experience, 1607-1776 -- The effects of the Revolutionary War era on American education -- Early political debates and their effect on the American education system -- Education, African Americans, and slavery -- The education of women, Native Americans, Latinos, and Asian Americans -- The widespread growth of the common school and higher education -- The effects of the events during and between the Civil War and World War I -- The liberal philosophy of education as distinguished from conservatism -- The Great Depression and the long-term effects of World War II and the Cold War on American education -- The civil rights movement and federal involvement in educational policy -- The turbulence of the 1960s -- The rise of public criticism of education -- The rise of multiculturalism and other issues -- Educational reform under the Republicans and Democrats -- Other recent educational issues and reforms.

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This is a contemporary examination of historical trends that have helped shape schools and education in the United States.

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