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Alternate title:As American as public school, 1900-1950
Summary:Describes how massive immigration, child labor laws, and the growth of cities increased school attendance and changed public education in America during the first half of the twentieth century. Looks at the ideas of John Dewey, the effects of IQ tests, the "life adjustment" curriculum, and Cold War politics on students.
Contributor:Mondale, Sarah
Patton, Sarah B
Streep, Meryl
Bernard, Sheila Curran
Provider:Stone Lantern Films
KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Education--United States--History
Public schools--United States--History
Educational change--United States--History
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Education
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