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Theory and facts

Giorgia Brunello, Pietro Garibaldi, and Etienne Wasmer

in Education and Training in Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199210978
eISBN:
9780191705786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210978.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter presents a few theoretical insights and some facts regarding the interaction between labour market institutions and the incentives to accumulate skills. It starts with a brief ... More


Achieving Equity in Secondary and Tertiary Education for Students with Disabilities and Learning Difficulties

Peter Evans and Serge Ebersold

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

If Education for All is to be achieved, children and students with disabilities and learning and behaviour difficulties must be given the necessary support. This chapter discusses equity in secondary ... More


Privilege and Culture

Theodore Zeldin

in France 1848–1945: Volume Two: Intellect, Taste and Anxiety

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198221258
eISBN:
9780191678424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221258.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The effect of secondary education on the relationships between social classes was a subject of passionate debate and of contradictory interpretations. On the one hand the lycées were said to be the ... More


The Secondary Connection

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/9780198205159.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The expansion of national systems of secondary and higher education was a general phenomenon between the middle of the nineteenth century and 1914 and has attracted more theoretical and comparative ... More


Charity and Education

Raymond Cocks

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter on charity and education in the 19th century covers the public scrutiny of charitable trusts, education, parliament's approach to the use of religious tests at Oxford and Cambridge, and ... More


Addressing Primary and Secondary Education for Socially Excluded Girls 1

Marlaine Lockheed and Maureen Lewis

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The largest challenge remaining to achieve universal primary and secondary education is that of socially excluded girls. Raising the availability and quality of schools for all socially disadvantaged ... More


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

Christina de Bellaigue

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199289981
eISBN:
9780191710995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289981.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

An increasing number of middle-class families started to take the education of their daughters seriously during the first part of the 19th century, and boarding-schools were multiplying on both sides ... More


Education Policy from the Great Society to 1980: The Expansion and Institutionalization of the Federal Role in Schools

Patrick McGuinn

in Conservatism and American Political Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195373929
eISBN:
9780199852291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373929.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965, the big bang of federal education policy, the moment when national authority over schools grew suddenly and, in ... More


Leveling the Learning Bar in Secondary School Across Social Class

Marie Duru-Bellat

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on educational equity in the world’s most affluent countries, where access to primary schooling is now universal and what is at stake is developing equitable secondary and ... More


Ethnic Differences in Completion of Upper Secondary Education

Yaël Brinbaum and Anthony Heath

in Unequal Attainments: Ethnic educational inequalities in ten Western countries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265741
eISBN:
9780191771934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265741.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In this chapter we explore the completion of upper secondary education. The central question here is whether the high rates of ethnic minority continuation into upper secondary education lead to a ... More


Elementary and Secondary Education from World War II to the Threshold of Major Reform

William E. Ellis

in A History of Education in Kentucky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129778
eISBN:
9780813135724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129778.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From the beginning of World War II, elementary and secondary education in the Commonwealth of Kentucky struggled to keep up with national trends. Casting its lot with the South after the Civil War ... More


Business as Usual: Caribbean Britishness in West Indian Schools

Anne Spry Rush

in Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588558
eISBN:
9780191728990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588558.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter, the last to deal with schooling, explores the complex educational ties between Britain and the Caribbean after the Second World War. It suggests that the value West Indians placed on ... More


Elementary and Secondary Education from the Progressive Era to World War II

William E. Ellis

in A History of Education in Kentucky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129778
eISBN:
9780813135724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129778.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The period from the 1890s to 1920 is often termed the Progressive Era, and for good reason. Kentucky's common schools of the nineteenth century slowly evolved into the graded public schools of the ... More


Modernisation and Reaction in Greek Education during the Venizelos Era

Alexis Dimaras

in Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.003.0012
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the evolution of primary and secondary education during the Venizelos era. For the greater part of the period under review, vocational education was essentially non-existent ... More


Revitalizing the Schools

Peter McDonough and Eugene C. Bianchi

in Passionate Uncertainty: Inside the American Jesuits

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230552
eISBN:
9780520930773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230552.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The Jesuit presence in secondary and higher education in the United States remains impressive. The involvement of Jesuits in education matters for other complex of reasons. The recent history of the ... More


Second-Generation Attainment and Inequality: Primary and Secondary Effects on Educational Outcomes in Britain and the United States

Mary C. Waters, Anthony Heath, Van C. Tran, and Vikki Boliver

in The Children of Immigrants at School: A Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760949
eISBN:
9780814724354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760949.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the extent to which children of immigrants are able to overcome a host of barriers, including ethnic and racial discrimination, and achieve a postsecondary education. Drawing on ... More


Elementary and Secondary Education

William E. Ellis

in A History of Education in Kentucky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129778
eISBN:
9780813135724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129778.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

It is stated that the typical public school on the eve of the Civil War was a one-room structure with one teacher. After the decline of the common schools during the Civil War, public education again ... More


Revision of National Policy on Education, 1986

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the process of revising NPE, 1986, and offers an insightful account of the manner in which the Education Secretary Anil Bordia protected NPE, 1986, from the onslaught of the ... More


Conclusions: Politics for the cultivation and mobilization of human capabilities

Reijo Miettinen

in Innovation, Human Capabilities, and Democracy: Towards an Enabling Welfare State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199692613
eISBN:
9780191750762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692613.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

Chapter 9 presents the conclusions of the book in the form of policy recommendations for an enabling policy. Family policy, day care, basic, and secondary education are areas where much can be done ... More


Creating Citizens and Workers: Curriculum Reform and the Aims of Education in a Democracy

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/9780226772127.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1894, the National Education Association (NEA) Committee of Ten on Secondary School Studies released a report stating that all subjects should be held in “equal rank for the purposes of admission ... More


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