A History of American Education

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Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, 2007 - Education - 404 pages
An engaging look at the past and present of schools and schooling, A History of American Education, 1/e examines the effects, influences, and implications of globalization on education in the United States. From the early colonial days to the diverse present, this text vividly reconstructs the highlights and challenges of education in America. It explores the ideas of key educators, the interaction between the public's ideals and the realities of schools, and the consequences of educational reforms within the larger context of an increasingly global and connected society. Unlike other history texts, this book also offers considerable information about changes in curriculum, educational administration, and teaching practices.

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Education in Colonial America
The Expansion Westward
Educational Reform in the Northeast

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Joseph Watras is Professor of Historical and Social Foundations of Education at the University of Dayton in Ohio.

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