While exploring your nearby history, you will find that your community's schools have helped to shape its traditions and culture. Yet, how do you go about digging into your educational past? Fortunately, Local Schools provides this information, aiding you in your search. Prompting questions concerning educational experiences in your community and pointing you toward places to find answers, Local Schools will help you figure out what the schools in your community do and how they fit into the social and cultural context of your area. Local Schools is Volume 1 in The Nearby History Series.
Part 1 Editors' Introduction Part 2 Acknowledgments Part 3 Illustrations Chapter 4 1. The History of Nearby Education Chapter 5 2. Defining Topics and Focus Chapter 6 3. Detective and Historian Chapter 7 4. Hearing Voices from the Past Chapter 8 5. Listening for Other Voices Chapter 9 6. Building the Structure, Clinching the Case Part 10 The Nearby History of Education: A Brief Bibliographical Essay Part 11 Index