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American education in the postwar period.

National Society for the Study of Education. Committee on Structural Reorganization.

American education in the postwar period.

Pt. II. Structural reorganization ...

by National Society for the Study of Education. Committee on Structural Reorganization.

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Published by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education -- United States,
  • School management and organization -- United States,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Education and the war

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesStructural reorganization.
    StatementEdited by Nelson B. Henry.
    SeriesNational society for the study of education. 44th Yearbook, pt. II, Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education -- 44th, pt. 2.
    ContributionsHenry, Nelson B. 1883-1969.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 324, xl p.
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15099081M
    LC Control Number46000051
    OCLC/WorldCa249152

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Brown v. Board of Education is actually a combination of five cases from different parts of the country. It is a historic first step in the long and still unfinished journey toward equality in U.S.

education. - Twelve African American students, known as the "Clinton12," successfully integrate Clinton High School in Clinton, Tennessee. This Concise Companion is a guide to the creative output of the United States in the postwar period, in its diverse energies, shapes and forms.

Embraces diversity, covering Vietnam literature, gay and lesbian literature, American Jewish fiction, Italian American literature, Irish American writing, emergent ethnic literatures, African American writing, jazz, film, drama and s: 1.

The end of World War II was not just the end of a war, but also the beginning of a tense and dynamic period that affected society on all levels. This “postwar” period, as it became known, shaped the world as we know it today; likewise, the period was shaped itself both by the war that had preceded it, and the powerful forces that surrounded it.

In general, students attended school for fewer years than do modern students. However, a brief survey of school books from the period indicates that their reading books advanced through several modern grade levels in any given year.

By the fifth year of school, students were reading material at a level which is today considered college level. The first steps to the establishment of a school of systematic education of young men was William and Mary College, of Williamsburgh, the capital of Virginia, intwenty-six years before the foundation of Harvard in Massachusetts.

But the character of the former was not granted untilor fifty years after. Board of Education; Photographs from the Dorothy Davis Case. Order of Argument in the Case, Brown v. Board of Education; An Act of Courage, The Arrest Records of Rosa Parks.

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The size of the armed forces was reduced from 12 million at the end of the war to 3 million by mid and to million in Architecture In the beginning of the 20th century, a new urban pattern that responded the secular goals of education, health and governance was imposed.

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Raymond McKenna, longtime Professor of Philosophy and History of Education at Eastern Illinois University. Many Americans feared that the end of World War II and the subsequent drop in military spending might bring back the hard times of the Great Depression. But instead, pent-up consumer demand fueled exceptionally strong economic growth in the post-war period.

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