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Preparing America's teachers : a history / James W. Fraser.

Author/Creator:
Fraser, James W., 1944-
Publication:
New York : Teachers College Press, c2007.
Series:
Reflective history series
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 290 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Teachers -- Training of -- United States -- History.
Contents:
Schooling teachers for a new nation, 1750-1830
Educating women, women as educators, 1800-1860
The birth of the normal school, 1830-1870
Teachers' institutes, 1830-1920
High schools and city normal schools, 1830-1920
Normal institutes, missionary colleges, and county training schools: preparing African American teachers in the segregated South, 1860-1940
The heyday of the normal school, 1870-1920
Universities create departments and schools of education, 1870-1930
Teachers for cities, teachers for immigrants, 1870-1940
Every teacher a college graduate, 1920-1965
A new status quo and its critics, 1960-1985
Preparing teachers in the era of a nation at risk, 1965-2000.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-273) and index.
ISBN:
0807747343 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0807747351 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
70836731
Publisher Number:
9780807747346
9780807747353
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