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Introduction: The Essential Questions Regarding 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/9781479893287.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In this introduction, Kimberly Jenkins Robinson explains that despite some gains from state school finance litigation, educational opportunity and achievement gaps remain prevalent throughout the ... More


Religion, Education, and Public Institutions

Norman Doe

in Law and Religion in Europe: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604005
eISBN:
9780191729331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604005.003.0009
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines national laws on religion and education in State schools. It explores States with, variously, systems of compulsory Christian religious education, compulsory denominational ... More


Education

REX AHDAR and IAN LEIGH

in Religious Freedom in the Liberal State

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253623
eISBN:
9780191719769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253623.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the protection of religious freedom in both private and state schools. As an important aspect of human societies, religious education obviously features in the educational ... More


War, Ottoman Officials, and Western Institutions

Fatma Müge Göçek

in Rise of the Bourgeoisie, Demise of Empire: Ottoman Westernization and Social Change

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195099256
eISBN:
9780199854547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099256.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter traces the effects on the Ottoman social structure of its continuous state of war during the 18th and 19th centuries. The process through which the households of the officials ... More


“The Instruction Necessary to the Practical Duties of the Profession”: Teacher Education in the West

Charles Dorn

in For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter explores California State Normal School, California's first publicly supported higher-education institution. Dedicated to teacher education, normal schools were initially established in ... More


Faith-based schools: institutionalising parallel lives?

John Flint

in Faith in the public realm: Controversies, policies and practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420305
eISBN:
9781447302285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420305.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter examines whether faith-based schools contribute to ‘parallel lives’. It begins by describing the provision of state-funded faith-based schooling in the UK and how faith-based schools ... More


Between a Love of Poland, Symbolic Violence, and Antisemitism: The Idiosyncratic Effects of the State Education System on Young Jews in Interwar Poland

Kamil Kijek

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 30: Jewish Education in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764500
eISBN:
9781800343429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764500.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter offers a portrait of some of the paradoxical results of the majority of Jewish children in interwar Poland that attended state schools. It illustrates how the very successes of the state ... 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


Researching Unfree Student Labour in Apple’s Supply Chain

Jenny Chan

in Researching Forced Labour in the Global Economy: Methodological Challenges and Advances

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266472
eISBN:
9780191884214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266472.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Taiwanese-owned Foxconn Technology Group, the world’s biggest electronics contract manufacturer of Apple, used the labour of 150,000 student interns – 15 per cent of its entire million-strong ... More


Fred C. Nelles: Innovative Reformer, Conservative Eugenicist

Miroslava Chávez-García

in States of Delinquency: Race and Science in the Making of California's Juvenile Justice System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520271715
eISBN:
9780520951556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271715.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter uses the life story and legacy of Fred C. Nelles, Superintendent of Whittier State School from 1912 to his death from pneumonia in 1927, to examine how reform school administrators in ... More


Cristobal, Fred, Tony, and Albert M.: Specimens in Scientific Research and Race Betterment

Miroslava Chávez-García

in States of Delinquency: Race and Science in the Making of California's Juvenile Justice System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520271715
eISBN:
9780520951556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271715.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter uses the experiences of Mexican American siblings Cristobal, Fred, Tony, and Albert M. to examine the process through which troublesome and otherwise unwanted youths were sorted, ... More


Otto H. Close: Promising Leader, Complacent Bureaucrat

Miroslava Chávez-García

in States of Delinquency: Race and Science in the Making of California's Juvenile Justice System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520271715
eISBN:
9780520951556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271715.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the experience of Otto H. Close, superintendent at the Preston School of Industry from 1920 to 1945, to examine how he turned the school around from a largely archaic, brutal ... More


The Legacy of Benny Moreno and Edward Leiva: “Defective Delinquents” or Tragic Heroes?

Miroslava Chávez-García

in States of Delinquency: Race and Science in the Making of California's Juvenile Justice System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520271715
eISBN:
9780520951556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271715.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter uses the lives and deaths of Benny Moreno and Edward Leiva, Mexican American boys who committed suicide in the isolation unit of the Lost Privilege Cottage in 1939 and 1940, ... More


High-Stakes Testing and the Rise of the GED

Andrew Halpern-Manners, John Robert Warren, and Eric Grodsky

in The Myth of Achievement Tests: The GED and the Role of Character in American Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226100098
eISBN:
9780226100128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226100128.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Over the past three decades, many states have enacted legislation mandating that students pass high school exit exams (HSEEs) before completing high school. There is considerable evidence to suggest ... 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


Minority Education in China: Balancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism

James Leibold and Yangbin Chen (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208135
eISBN:
9789888268283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208135.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This edited volume brings together essays by leading experts exploring different aspects of ethnic minority education in China: among these are the challenges associated with bilingual and trilingual ... More


A plot to Islamicise schools?

John Holmwood and Therese O’Toole

in Countering Extremism in British Schools?: The Truth about the Birmingham Trojan Horse Affair

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447344131
eISBN:
9781447344179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344131.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview on the events in Birmingham that came to the public attention in March 2014 involving an alleged plot by conservative and hardline Sunnis to Islamicise ... More


Education and Cultural Diversity in Multiethnic China

Gerard Postiglione

in Minority Education in China: Balancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208135
eISBN:
9789888268283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208135.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Deeply informed by Western scholarship on multicultural education, Postiglione argues that China is at a crucial turning point as the rapid pace of economic and social reforms opens up new divisions ... More


Intellect and Culture

Brian Harrison

in Seeking a Role: The United Kingdom 1951-1970

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199605132
eISBN:
9780191804618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605132.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter first discusses the full flowering of the state schools structure after the austerities and disruption of the war, together with the persistence of the independent sector. It then ... More


What School Leaders Need to Know

Derrick Darby and John L. Rury

in The Color of Mind: Why the Origins of the Achievement Gap Matter for Justice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226525211
eISBN:
9780226525495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226525495.003.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The introduction sets up the main issues of the book, which argues that the "Color of Mind" has served to rationalize racially exclusionary school practices and unequal educational opportunities, and ... More


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