The Politics of School Reform, 1870-1940

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Was school reform in the decades following the Civil War an upper-middle-class effort to maintain control of the schools? Was public education simply a vehicle used by Protestant elites to impose their cultural ideas upon recalcitrant immigrants? In "The Politics of School Reform, 1870-1940," Paul E. Peterson challenges such standard, revisionist interpretations of American educational history. Urban public schools, he argues, were part of a politically pluralistic society. Their growth both in political power and in sheer ...

The Politics of School Reform, 1870-1940 1985, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226662954

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The Politics of School Reform, 1870-1940 1985, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226662947

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