Encyclopedia of American Education (Hardback)Harlow Giles Unger (author)
Hardback 160 Pages / Published: 01/01/1999
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The first historical encyclopedia of education to appear in the United States in more than twenty-five years, the Encyclopedia of American Education covers the entire span of American education from the colonial period to the present. This three-volume, 2,000-entry set provides a wealth of information on virtually every aspect of education, from the evolution of school curriculum, education funding, church-state controversies, and Supreme Court decisions to the latest debates on multiculturalism, prayer in school, and sex education. Entries include: -- Education and reform movements, such as the open classroom and Head Start -- Legal issues, from student rights to busing and desegregation -- Theories of education Entries include: -- Types of schools and degrees -- Important educators and benefactors, such as John Dewey and Andrew Carnegie.
Publisher: Facts On File Inc
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 2631 g
Dimensions: 241 x 190 x 73 mm
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