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Governing the Child: The State, the Family, and the Compulsory School in the Early Twentieth Century

Tracy Steffes

in Boundaries of the State In Us History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226277646
eISBN:
9780226277813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226277813.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This article explores how the development of compulsory attendance policies in the early twentieth century—state laws mandating attendance and local district enforcement practices to give effect to ... More


Public Interest and Parental Authority in the Compulsory School

in School, Society, & State: A New Education to Govern Modern America, 1890 – 1940

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226772097
eISBN:
9780226772127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226772127.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1890s, state legislatures in America passed laws to ensure that parents educated their children, but gave parents the freedom to define an adequate education and control how it was delivered. ... More


Public Policy and Private Schools

Robert N. Gross

in Public vs. Private: The Early History of School Choice in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190644574
eISBN:
9780190644604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644574.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 4 addresses the wave of compulsory attendance legislation, passed in the 1880s, that transformed the relationship between schools and the state. Laws requiring school attendance introduced ... More


The Spiritual Ball Game Anderson v. Laird and the End of Mandatory Chapel Attendance

H. Michael Gelfand

in Sea Change at Annapolis: The United States Naval Academy, 1949-2000

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830475
eISBN:
9781469605449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877470_gelfand.9
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the development of mandatory chapel attendance and the policy's legitimacy, including a detailed account of the efforts of cadets to terminate the required chapel attendance at ... More


Compulsory voting, electoral integrity and democratic legitimacy

Sarah Birch

in Full Participation: A Comparative Study of Compulsory Voting

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077623
eISBN:
9781781701874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077623.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers the influence of compulsory voting on electoral integrity and the overall legitimacy of the political system. Reducing electoral abuse and improving electoral integrity were ... More


Education

Danny M. Adkison and Lisa McNair Palmer

in The Oklahoma State Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197514818
eISBN:
9780197514849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514818.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter addresses Article XIII of the Oklahoma constitution, which concerns education. Section 1 mandates establishment and maintenance of a public school system but does not guarantee an equal ... More


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