Democracy's Schools: The Rise of Public Education in America

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At a time when Americans are debating the future of public education, Johann N. Neem tells the inspiring story of how and why Americans built a robust public school system in the decades between the Revolution and the Civil War. It's a story in which ordinary people in towns across the country worked together to form districts and build schoolhouses and reformers sought to expand tax support and give every child a liberal education. By the time of the Civil War, most northern states had made common schools free, and many ...

Democracy's Schools: The Rise of Public Education in America 2017, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9781421423210

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Democracy's Schools: The Rise of Public Education in America 2017, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9781421423203

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