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Building a New Educational StateFoundations, Schools, and the American South

Building a New Educational State: Foundations, Schools, and the American South

Joan Malczewski

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226394626
eISBN:
9780226394763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394763.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book examines the dynamic process of black education reform during the Jim Crow era in two southern states, North Carolina and Mississippi. Through extensive archival research that explores the ... More

The Color of MindWhy the Origins of the Achievement Gap Matter for Justice

The Color of Mind: Why the Origins of the Achievement Gap Matter for Justice

Derrick Darby and John L. Rury

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226525211
eISBN:
9780226525495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226525495.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Why do white students have better test scores than black students in American schools? In this engaging book, Derrick Darby and John L. Rury answer this vexing question with novel historical ... More

Making the Unequal MetropolisSchool Desegregation and Its Limits

Making the Unequal Metropolis: School Desegregation and Its Limits

Ansley T. Erickson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226025254
eISBN:
9780226025391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226025391.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

From World War II through the late 1960s in Nashville, Tennessee, policy choices linking segregation in housing, labor markets, and schooling created educational inequality and privileged white ... More

Teaching Children ScienceHands-On Nature Study in North America, 1890-1930

Teaching Children Science: Hands-On Nature Study in North America, 1890-1930

Sally Kohlstedt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226449906
eISBN:
9780226449920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226449920.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In the early twentieth century, a curriculum known as nature study flourished in major city school systems, streetcar suburbs, small towns, and even rural one-room schools. This object-based approach ... More

The University of ChicagoA History

The University of Chicago: A History

John W. Boyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226242514
eISBN:
9780226242651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242651.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book is a history of the University of Chicago, from its first founding in 1857 through its re-founding in 1890 till today. It presents the story of the emergence and growth of a complex ... More

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