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Gender Inequality in School Boards

Christopher F. Karpowitz and Tali Mendelberg

in The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation, and Institutions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159751
eISBN:
9781400852697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159751.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the experiences of men and women in Londonderry, Wakefield, and many other towns and cities across the country. While the school boards data set is culled from official meeting ... More


The Development of Schooling for Girls in England and France

Christina de Bellaigue

in Educating Women: Schooling and Identity in England and France, 1800-1867

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199289981
eISBN:
9780191710995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289981.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the development of girls' schools in England and France. Topics covered include the emergence of a domestic model of schooling in England and the consolidation of a convent ... More


Multiattribute Utility Measurement: Evaluating Desegregation Plans in a Highly Political Context

Jie W Weiss and David J Weiss

in A Science of Decision Making: The Legacy of Ward Edwards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322989
eISBN:
9780199869206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322989.003.0028
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses a multiattribute utility analysis of seven school desegregation plans submitted by external groups to the Los Angeles School Board, which were under court order to desegregate. ... More


Educational Politics after 1872

R. D. Anderson

in Education and the Scottish People 1750–1918

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205159
eISBN:
9780191676529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205159.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The 1872 Act was the culmination of a long process of public intervention in state education in Scotland. Much of Scottish education developed on similar lines to England, but the common political ... More


The Wesleyan Church in the School Board Era, 1871–1875

John T. Smith

in Methodism and Education, 1849–1902: J. H. Rigg, Romanism, and Wesleyan Schools

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269649
eISBN:
9780191683725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269649.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

After the Education Act, the Methodists were found to be undecided with how they were to proceed. At that time, they had 743 day-schools which suggested that they were greatly concerned with the ... More


Reflections on and Criticisms of a Highly Political Multiattribute Utility Analysis

Jie W Weiss and David J Weiss

in A Science of Decision Making: The Legacy of Ward Edwards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322989
eISBN:
9780199869206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322989.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In a two-month period beginning in late July 1977, Ward Edwards instigated, carried out aspects of, and supervised other aspects of a large, complex multiattribute utility analysis conducted in an ... More


Becoming a Schoolgirl

Christina de Bellaigue

in Educating Women: Schooling and Identity in England and France, 1800-1867

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199289981
eISBN:
9780191710995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289981.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the implications of becoming a schoolgirl in England and France, focusing on the social origins and motivations of schooling, and life at school. The clientele of female ... More


Schools and Schooling after 1872

R. D. Anderson

in Education and the Scottish People 1750–1918

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205159
eISBN:
9780191676529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205159.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

After 1872, school boards extended their control and compulsory attendance was enforced. The abolition of fees in 1890 was significant and school boards now found themselves as the main providers of ... More


Schools and Textbooks

Larry A. Witham

in Where Darwin Meets the Bible: Creationists and Evolutionists in America

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150452
eISBN:
9780199834860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150457.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights opened hearings on religion in public schools in 1998, and the evolution debate was a key issue. This chapter looks at the idea of “neutrality” toward religion in ... More


Introduction

Christina de Bellaigue

in Educating Women: Schooling and Identity in England and France, 1800-1867

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199289981
eISBN:
9780191710995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289981.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the different lives of women in 19th-century England and France. It then explains the purpose of the book, which is to track the parallel ... More


Shaping American Education

June Melby Benowitz

in Challenge and Change: Right-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism, and the Baby Boom Generation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061221
eISBN:
9780813051437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061221.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how rightist women attempted to shape school curricula through textbook censorship and other means, including forcing resignations of teachers and school administrators who did ... More


Color-Blind Managerialism and the Contradictions of Public Schooling

Erica O. Turner

in Suddenly Diverse: How School Districts Manage Race and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226675220
eISBN:
9780226675534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675534.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter provides an overview of the book, its arguments and themes, its subjects and methods, and its broader contributions to understanding education policy and the perpetuation of racial ... More


Suddenly Diverse: How School Districts Manage Race and Inequality

Erica O. Turner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226675220
eISBN:
9780226675534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675534.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book examines the contemporary challenges of racial inequity in school district-level education policy and practice. Through a comparative analysis of two school districts with different ... More


Conclusion

Christina de Bellaigue

in Educating Women: Schooling and Identity in England and France, 1800-1867

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199289981
eISBN:
9780191710995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289981.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter presents a synthesis of discussions in the preceding chapters. It shows that in both England and France, private lay boarding schools for girls played a more significant part in the ... More


Becoming “Urban” School Districts

Erica O. Turner

in Suddenly Diverse: How School Districts Manage Race and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226675220
eISBN:
9780226675534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675534.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter illuminates the ideological context of color-blind managerialism and school district policy making by analyzing district administrators’ and school board members’ racial sensemaking ... More


Competing Visions for a Progressive Portland, Oregon

David A. Gamson

in The Importance of Being Urban: Designing the Progressive School District, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634548
eISBN:
9780226634685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634685.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Chapter 5 opens with a portrait of Portland, Oregon School Superintendent Frank Rigler (1896-1913), who had designed a citywide curriculum so precise that he believed that on any given school day he ... More


Evolution Not Revolution in the Public Schools of Seattle, Washington

David A. Gamson

in The Importance of Being Urban: Designing the Progressive School District, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634548
eISBN:
9780226634685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634685.003.0007
Subject:
Education, History of Education

At first glance, Seattle appeared to avoid much of the tumult experienced by other city school districts in years before, during, and after World War I, a stability that has been symbolized by the ... More


School Boards, Local Government, and Home Rule, 1885–1904

Jenifer Hart

in Proportional Representation: Critics of the British Electoral System 1820-1945

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201366
eISBN:
9780191674860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201366.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The electoral reform movement took on a low profile for the twenty years after proportional representation had not been adopted in 1885. Although the PRS may have become less active, Lubbock and ... More


The Struggle for Status

Campbell F. Scribner

in The Fight for Local Control: Schools, Suburbs, and American Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501700804
eISBN:
9781501704116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700804.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter analyzes the rise of teachers' unions outside of metropolitan boundaries. As teachers and administrators began to demand tenure protection, rights of collective bargaining, and ... More


The Continuing Struggle over Desegregation, 1981–2007

Tracy E. K'Meyer

in From Brown to Meredith: The Long Struggle for School Desegregation in Louisville, Kentucky, 1954-2007

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607085
eISBN:
9781469612553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607085.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the ongoing issues with respect to support for desegregation from the 1980s until the spring of 2007. The erosion of support for school desegregation began at the top, with ... More


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