Teachers and Reform: Chicago Public Education, 1929-70

Teachers and Reform: Chicago Public Education, 1929-70

by John F. Lyons


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780252032721
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 07/03/2008
Series: Working Class in American History Series
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

John F. Lyons is an associate professor of history at Joliet Junior College.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     ix
List of Abbreviations     xiii
Introduction     1
The Formation of the Chicago Teachers Union, 1929-1937     9
Struggling for an Identity, 1937-1941     49
World War II, Accommodation, and the Struggle for Equal Pay, 1941-1947     81
The Cold War in the Chicago Public Schools, 1947-1957     107
The Campaign for Collective Bargaining Rights and the Civil Rights Movement, 1957-1966     133
Teacher Power and Black Power Reform the Public Education System, 1966-1970     171
Conclusion     207
Notes     217
Index     271

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