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History, Education, and the Schools,9781403977441
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History, Education, and the Schools

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9781403977441

ISBN10:
1403977445
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
3/15/2007
Publisher(s):
Palgrave Macmillan

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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 3/15/2007.
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Summary

In his latest investigation of how history helps illuminate contemporary concerns about the nature and character of America's schools, William Reese explores the rise of public schools in the nineteenth century, the evolution of private school alternatives, and ongoing debates about modern schooling and reform. Americans have long invested considerable time, energy, and emotion in their schools, both private and public, and Reese's historical overview helps explain why.

Author Biography

William J. Reese is Professor of Educational Policy Studies, History, and European Studies, the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Table of Contents

List of Figuresp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
History and Its Uses
On the Nature and Purpose of Historyp. 7
What History Teaches about the Impact of Educational Research on Practicep. 37
Urban Schools in the Nineteenth Century
Public Education in St. Louisp. 61
Political Economy and the High Schoolp. 79
Private Schools, Past and Present
Changing Conceptions of "Public" and "Private" in American Educational Historyp. 95
Soldiers for Christ in the Army of God: The Christian School Movementp. 113
Public Schools and the Common Goodp. 141
Why Americans Love to Reform the Public Schoolsp. 159
Notesp. 173
Indexp. 213
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