If free market advocates had total control over education policy, would the shared public system of education collapse? Would school choice revitalize schooling with its innovative force? With proliferating charters and voucher schemes, would the United States finally make a dramatic break with its past and expand parental choice? Those are not only the wrong questions--they're the wrong premises, argue philosopher Sigal R. Ben-Porath and historian Michael C. Johanek in Making Up Our Mind. Market-driven school choices aren't new. They predate the republic, and for generations parents have chosen to educate their children through an evolving mix of publicly supported, private, charitable, and entrepreneurial enterprises. The question is not whether to have school choice. It is how we will regulate who has which choices in our mixed market for schooling--and what we, as a nation, hope to accomplish with that mix of choices. Looking beyond the simplistic divide between those who oppose government intervention and those who support public education, the authors make the case for a structured landscape of choice in schooling, one that protects the interests of children and of society, while also identifying key shared values on which a broadly acceptable policy could rest.
Bernard Bailyn, Education in the Forming of American Society: Needs and Opportunities for Study (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, ...
Author: Sigal R. Ben-Porath
Publisher: History and Philosophy of Educ
The field of education generally, and teacher education particularly, is experiencing some general disquiet with traditional approaches to the identification and classification of knowledge. Formal research studies, long the source of the knowledge base of teaching, is discredited by new ideologies that are based in the women's movement, the multiculturalists, and persons taken up with newer research strategies called naturalistic, ethnographic, or case study approaches. The book is a collection of essays that rehearses the issues facing the field, and addresses them in forthright fashion.
and Irish stock, who elsewhere in America had built up our civilization and been leaders in church, and school, and State, in the South had become the so-called 'poor white-trash' and were headed downward toward degeneracy and ...
Author: James Raths
This brief, up-to-date examination of American colonial history draws connections between the colonial period and American life today by including formerly neglected areas of social and cultural history and the role of minorities (African-Americans, Native-Americans, women, and laboring classes). It summarizes and synthesizes recent studies and integrates them with earlier research. Key topics: European Backgrounds. The Native Americans. The Spanish Empire in America. The Portuguese, French, and Dutch Empires in America. The Background of English Colonization. The Tobacco Colonies: Virginia and Maryland. The New England Colonies. The Completion of Colonization. Seventeenth-Century Revolts and Eighteenth-Century Stabilization. Colonial Government. African-Americans in the English Colonies. Immigration. Colonial Agriculture. Colonial Commerce. Colonial Industry. Money and Social Status. The Colonial Town. The Colonial Family. Religion in Colonial America. Education in Colonial America. Language and Literature. Colonial Arts and Sciences. Everyday Life in Colonial America. The Second Hundred Years' War. The Road to Revolution. The Revolutionary War. Governments for a New Nation. Market: For anyone interested in Colonial History, American Revolution, or Early American Social History.
The College of Philadelphia (founded in 1749) became the first nondenominational institution of higher learning in the colonies. ... Education in the Forming of American Society: Needs and Opportunity for Study. Chapel Hill, NC, 1960.
Author: Jerome R Reich
A comprehensive source that demonstrates how 21st century Christianity can interrelate with current educational trends and aspirations The Wiley Handbook of Christianity and Education provides a resource for students and scholars interested in the most important issues, trends, and developments in the relationship between Christianity and education. It offers a historical understanding of these two intertwined subjects with a view to creating a context for the myriad issues that characterize—and challenge—the relationship between Christianity and education today. Presented in three parts, the book starts with thought-provoking essays covering major issues in Christian education such as the movement away from God in American education; the Christian paradigm based on love and character vs. academic industrial models of American education; why religion is good for society, offenders, and prisons; the resurgence of vocational exploration and its integrative potential for higher education; and more. It then looks at Christianity and education around the globe—faith-based schooling in a pluralistic democracy; religious expectations in the Latino home; church-based and community-centered higher education; etc. The third part examines how humanity is determining the relationship between Christianity and education with chapters covering the use of Christian paradigm of living and learning; enrollment, student demographic, and capacity trends in Christian schools after the introduction of private schools; empirical studies on the perceptions of intellectual diversity at elite universities in the US; and more. Provides the breadth and depth of knowledge necessary to gain a sophisticated and nuanced understanding of the complex relationship between Christianity and education and its place in contemporary society A long overdue assessment of the subject, one that takes into account the enormous changes in Christian education Presents a global consideration of the subject Examines Christian education across elementary, secondary, and post-secondary levels The Wiley Handbook of Christianity and Education will be of great interest to Christian educators in the academic world, the teaching profession, the ministry, and the college and graduate level student body.
165–179). New York, NY: Springer. Baehr, T. (1998). The media‐wise family. Colorado Springs, CO: Victor Publishing. Bailyn, B. (1960). Education in the forming of American society. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press.
Author: William Jeynes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Kreshner, Frederick, Review of Bailyn, Education in the Forming of American Society, in William and Marv Quarterly, Series 3, Vol. 18 (1961). * ' "~ Lasch, Christopher, The New Radicalism in America 1889-1963 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, ...
Author: Carl Edward Feigenbaum
Survey research was for a long time thought of primarily as a sociological tool. It is relatively recently that this research method has been adopted by other social sciences and related professional disciplines. The amount and quality of its use, however, vary considerably from field to field. This volume describes the elementary logic of survey design and analysis and provides, for each discipline, an evaluation of how survey research has been used and conceivably may be used to deal with the central problems of each field.
Bailyn, Bernard, Education in the Forming of American Society. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1960. Barnes, J. B., Educational Research for Classroom Teachers. G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1960.
Author: Charles Y. Glock
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Category: Social Science
One , offered by Bernard Bailyn in Education in the Forming of American Society ( 1960 ) , describes education not only as formal pedagogy but as the entire process by which a culture transmits itself across the generations .
Author: D. Kent Halstead
Category: Education, Higher
Those involved in educational history wrote primarily for students in teacher training institutions. ... In Education in the Forming of American Society (1960) Bernard Bailyn, a professor of history at Harvard, found much to criticize ...
Author: E. Brian Titley
Publisher: Calgary : Detselig Enterprises
The Significance of the Arts for American Education : a Panel Report Arts, Education, and Americans Panel ... Bailyn, Bernard: Education in the Forming of American Society, Vintage Books, Random House, Inc., New York, 'i960.
Author: American Council for the Arts in Education. Arts, Education and Americans Panel
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill