Power and the Promise of School Reform

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807742280
  • Publisher: Teachers College Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/2002
  • Series: Reflective History Series
  • Edition description: REISSUE
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 352

Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgments
Preface
1 The Origins of Mass Education and the Dawn of Progressivism 1
2 Municipal Housekeepers 27
3 Voices of Discontent 56
4 A "Better Class" of Men 79
5 An Age of Centralization and Grassroots Reform 100
6 Vacation Schools, Playgrounds, and Educational Extension 131
7 The Spirit of the Little Red Schoolhouse 158
8 The School Health Movement 186
9 World War I and the Contradictions of School Reform 213
Notes 231
Bibliography 283
Index 297
About the Author 308
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