AuthorChurch, Robert L
TitleEducation in the United States : an interpretive history / Robert L. Church and Michael W. Sedlak
Imprint New York : Free Press, c1976
Descript x, 489 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


Education in the new nation, 1776-1830 : The district school -- The antebellum college and academy -- The quest for commonality, 1830-1860 : The common school movement -- The search for a new pedagogy -- The retreat from commonality : The failure of the common schools (I): the south -- The failure of the common schools (II): the north -- Training the hand: the rise of special education -- The rise of the university: special education at the top -- School and community: progression in education, 1890-1940 : Educational reform in the progressive era -- The high school in the progressive era -- Progressivism and the kindergarten, 1870-1925 -- American education between the wars, 1918-1940 -- Redefining commonality, 1940-1975 : The reaction against progressivism, 1941-1960 -- Changing definitions of equality of educational opportunity, 1960-1675

Education -- United States -- History

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