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The Federal Government Confronts the “Lone Pocket of Ludicrous Resistance”

in Southern Stalemate: Five Years without Public Education in Prince Edward County, Virginia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226063898
eISBN:
9780226063911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226063911.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter evaluates the role of the Kennedy administration, which adhered to a litigative strategy before spearheading the opening of the Free Schools in 1963. The Kennedy administration displayed ... More


Origins

Christopher Tyerman

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227960
eISBN:
9780191678776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227960.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Modern History

By his own admission, John Lyon did not found Harrow School. The Charter he obtained from Queen Elizabeth I dated February 19, 1572, explicitly stated that he was re-endowing an existing school. ... More


The Origins of a National Institution

Christopher Tyerman

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227960
eISBN:
9780191678776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227960.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Modern History

The first decades of the new Free Grammar School have traditionally been dismissed as Harrow's ‘Dark Ages’, the history of its Head Masters ‘scrappy and uninteresting’. It has been argued that only ... More


Birth

Christopher Tyerman

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227960
eISBN:
9780191678776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227960.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Modern History

When John Lyon's wife Joan died on August 27, 1608, the governors entered into full possession and control of the Lyon trusts and endowments. Their behaviour over the following few years would ... More


The Birth of Modern Homeschooling

James G. Dwyer and Shawn F. Peters

in Homeschooling: The History and Philosophy of a Controversial Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226627113
eISBN:
9780226627397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226627397.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

For the past century, the overwhelming majority of American children have been educated outside of their homes in public or private “regular” school—state-accredited institutions staffed by educators ... More


The coalition government, the general election and the policy ratchet in education: a reflection on the ‘ghosts’ of policy past, present and yet to come

Patrick L. J. Bailey and Stephen J. Ball

in The Coalition Government and Social Policy: Restructuring the Welfare State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447324560
eISBN:
9781447324584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324560.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter provides an overview of coalition government education policy, focusing on compulsory education in England. It also highlights the relationships between coalition policy and that of the ... More


The Maturation of Pan African Nationalism

Russell Rickford

in We Are an African People: Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199861477
eISBN:
9780190455637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861477.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the rise of Pan Africanism as a dominant ideology of the late 1960s. It examines the emergence of cadres of organizers as a framework for the practice of “Pan African ... More


The Young Thaumaturge

William R. Newman

in Newton the Alchemist

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691174877
eISBN:
9780691185033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174877.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the young Newton from his education at the Free Grammar School in Grantham during the 1650s up to his student years at Trinity College, Cambridge, beginning in 1661, in order to ... More


Do Socio-Economic Separations Add to Ethnic Segregation?

Richard Harris and Ron Johnston

in Ethnic Segregation Between Schools: Is It Increasing or Decreasing in England?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204780
eISBN:
9781529204889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204780.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Most of the focus of this book has been on ethnic segregation, reflecting the discourse found in the media and prominent in government policy documents. However, there is a strong intersectionality ... More


“Can You Be Surprised at My Discouragement?”: Global Emulation and the Logic of Colonization at the New York African Free School

Anna Mae Duane

in Warring for America: Cultural Contests in the Era of 1812

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631516
eISBN:
9781469631776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631516.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores the warring—and yet mutually constitutive—discourses of education and colonization through a particular focus on the New York African Free School (1787-1834), an institution ... More


Henry Highland Garnet: Nationalism, Class Analysis, and Revolution

Sterling Stuckey

in Slave Culture: Nationalist Theory and the Foundations of Black America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199931675
eISBN:
9780199356027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931675.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Cultural History

A major leader of blacks in the 19th century who has been underestimated, Henry Highland Garnet emerged from the precocious black student body at New York's African Free School to in time be hailed ... More


Schools reform and early intervention

Carl Purcell

in The Politics of Children's Services Reform: Re-examining Two Decades of Policy Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348764
eISBN:
9781447348818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348764.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter and the next consider the development of children’s services policy since 2010, including key changes introduced by the Conservative Secretary of State Michael Gove. From the outset it ... More


Who Is a Jew and the Law: Between London and Jerusalem

Daphne Barak-Erez

in Mapping the Legal Boundaries of Belonging: Religion and Multiculturalism from Israel to Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199383009
eISBN:
9780190203603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199383009.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers the relationship between community rules and law in the context of the modern controversies surrounding membership criteria in Jewish communities. This chapter compares and ... More


The New World and the Old

David Nasaw

in Schooled to Order: A Social History of Public Schooling in the United States

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195025293
eISBN:
9780197559956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195025293.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The European visitors had much to marvel at in the New World they visited in the second quarter of the nineteenth century. Not least among the oddities encountered was what appeared to be a new ... More


“Inside Out/Outside In”: Coexistence and Cross-Pollination of Religion and State

Shauna Van Praagh

in Mapping the Legal Boundaries of Belonging: Religion and Multiculturalism from Israel to Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199383009
eISBN:
9780190203603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199383009.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores religious claims in a cosmopolitan liberal and secular context, through selected stories of state law’s recognition of religious identities. This chapter draws on two examples: ... More


What Can a Citizen's Income Not Cope With?

Malcolm Torry

in Money for everyone: Why we need a citizen's income

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447311249
eISBN:
9781447311287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311249.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Some aspects of household budgets cannot be dealt with by a combination of the labour market and a Citizen's Income. Disabilities can prevent people from earning a living, and they impose additional ... More


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