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The Discipline of Meter

Meredith Martin

in The Rise and Fall of Meter: Poetry and English National Culture, 1860--1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152738
eISBN:
9781400842193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152738.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks closely at the rise of state-funded English education to uncover the disciplinary role that poetry played. It shows how the naturalization of English “meter” was a crucial part of ... More


Education and Mobility

Ross McKibbin

in Classes and Cultures: England 1918-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198206729
eISBN:
9780191677298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206729.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the development of state education until the early 1950s, the nature and standing of the public schools, and the growth of the universities and their relationship to wider ... More


Treating with the ‘Infidel’: Education and Negotiation in Syria

Jennifer M. Dueck

in The Claims of Culture at Empire's End: Syria and Lebanon under French Rule

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264478
eISBN:
9780191734779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264478.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter brings in the local Syrian participants. The student demonstrations in the late 1930s targeted a wide variety of issues, including Syrian government policies, the status of religious ... More


Conclusion: An American Dream Deferred: A Federal Right to Education

Kimberly Jenkins Robinson

in A Federal Right to Education: Fundamental Questions for Our Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479893287
eISBN:
9781479872770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479893287.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In this chapter, Kimberly Jenkins Robinson concludes this volume by highlighting many of the lessons that emerge from the chapters. She acknowledges the consensus among the authors regarding the ... More


The “Splendid Support” of Private Interests

Joan Malczewski

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226394626
eISBN:
9780226394763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394763.003.0005
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The 1901 Conference for Education in the South marked the beginning in North Carolina of years of close, state initiated collaboration with northern foundations. State politicians were committed to ... More


“Working with Them a Step at a Time”

Joan Malczewski

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226394626
eISBN:
9780226394763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394763.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Mississippi education reform was fundamentally different from North Carolina. The state began to institutionalize public schools for whites early in the 20th Century, but progress was relatively slow ... More


Education and missions

Becky Taylor

in A Minority and the State: Travellers in Britain in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075674
eISBN:
9781781700853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075674.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter discusses the motivation behind state education for Travellers and the impact of the 1908 Children's Act, exploring the experience of Traveller children in mainstream education, and ... More


Checks and Balances: The Roles of Other Entities

Paul T. Hill and Ashley E. Jochim

in A Democratic Constitution for Public Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226200545
eISBN:
9780226200712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226200712.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 4 describes the checks and balances that would constrain the CECs and other government agencies. These include the local district bureaucracy, state education agency, the federal government, ... More


The Local Politics of Federal Education Reform

Douglas S. Reed

in Building the Federal Schoolhouse: Localism and the American Education State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199838486
eISBN:
9780199384303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838486.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Until recently, he organization of schooling in the United States has been predominantly local. Federal reform efforts over the past fifty years, have challenged that primacy, but with uneven ... More


Education Secretary Has No Time for Education

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/9780199474943.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter offers a vignette of the policy and administrative environment in which a State Education Department has to function. It describes the challenge of administering a mammoth regulatory ... More


Capturing Professional Consensus: The California State Department, 1983–1990

Suzanne M. Wilson

in California Dreaming: Reforming Mathematics Education

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300094329
eISBN:
9780300127539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300094329.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the administration of Louis “Bill” Honig, who was on California's State Board of Education in the 1970s. Before Honig's administration, the California Department of Education ... More


‘We are our own educators!’: black educational authority, gender and community control

Jessica Gerrard

in Radical childhoods: Schooling and the struggle for social change

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719090219
eISBN:
9781781706954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090219.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Chapter 6 turns to a consideration of BSS practices and their relationship to the state. First, this chapter examines the reclamation of educational authority made by BSSs, and the inter-relationship ... More


Dominion Men: The New Christian Right, Christian Activism, Theology, and the Law

Michael J. McVicar

in Christian Reconstruction: R. J. Rushdoony and American Religious Conservatism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622743
eISBN:
9781469622767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622743.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter documents the growth of the Christian Reconstruction into an intellectual and political force during the 1970s and 1980s. It details the relationship between Rushdoony’s work as an ... More


Workers of the future: the education of children

Lucinda Platt

in Discovering child poverty: The creation of a policy agenda from 1800 to the present

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345837
eISBN:
9781447302117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345837.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter outlines the arguments that are presented in favour of the introduction of state education, governments' tardiness in responding to them, and the consequences of the ultimate ... More


Making 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/9780199474943.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter briefly narrates the great hopes aroused by Rajiv Gandhi’s accession to power and his dashing initiatives such as the reorganization of Central Government ministries and critiques the ... More


Building the Federal Schoolhouse: Localism and the American Education State

Douglas S. Reed

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199838486
eISBN:
9780199384303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838486.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The federal government’s role in public education over the past fifty years has dramatically changed the notion of localism in American schools. Seeking to construct the federal schoolhouse—an ... More


‘Going further?’ Tony Blair and New Labour education policies

Stephen J Ball

in Social Policy Review 19: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2007

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349415
eISBN:
9781447303466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349415.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines developments in education policy, focusing on the transformation of the proposals in the 2005 White Paper Higher standards, better schools for all into the 2006 Education and ... 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


Children of Moloch: Christian Reconstruction, the State, and the Conservative Milieu

Michael J. McVicar

in Christian Reconstruction: R. J. Rushdoony and American Religious Conservatism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622743
eISBN:
9781469622767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622743.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the narrative surrounding the rise and fall of Christian Reconstructionism—a narrative all too often dismissed by historians as niche and extremist. How this ... More


‘Give them pride in their blackness’1: the emergence of the Black Saturday School movement and real and imagined black educational communities

Jessica Gerrard

in Radical childhoods: Schooling and the struggle for social change

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719090219
eISBN:
9781781706954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090219.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter explores the emergence of the BSS movement. First, in order to understand the intellectual and political influences on the late-twentieth-century black politic, the historical and ... More


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