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The strange career of bilingual education: A history of the political and pedagogical debate over language instruction in American public education, 1890-1990
This dissertation is an analysis of the history of the modern bilingual education movement of the 1960s, the older bilingual tradition of schooling in this nation since the nineteenth century, and the early to middle years ...
On the basis of merit alone: Integration, tuition, Rice University, and the charter change trial, 1963-1966
This thesis is a study of Rice University's struggle to integrate and charge tuition to its students. In 1891 William Marsh Rice established the charter that founded Rice University. As the school developed, however, the ...
The world history textbook in secondary education: Religious content and the ideology of progress, 1800-1900
Recent textbook studies find the human religious heritage curiously absent from public school history textbooks, an absence perhaps explainable through the development of an ideology of progress, lying at the heart of the ...