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Horace Mann's vision of the public schools : is it still relevant?

Author: William Hayes
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book looks to the educational ideas of Horace Mann to offer guidance as to how this nation might preserve his original vision of a public school system that will offer a free and equal  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hayes, William, 1938-
Horace Mann's vision of the public schools.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006
(OCoLC)649592231
Named Person: Horace Mann; Horace Mann; Horace Mann
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Hayes
ISBN: 1578863635 9781578863631 1578863643 9781578863648
OCLC Number: 62281486
Description: x, 171 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The early years --
The educational prophet --
The vision --
The spread of the vision --
The growth of vocational education --
The practice of academic grouping --
The white flight --
The church and state issue --
The multicultural issue --
The choice issue --
The technology --
The teachers --
The direction --
The law --
The debate --
The financial dilemma --
The Mann plan --
About the author.
Responsibility: William Hayes.
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From the rise of vocational education to the more recent controversies over charter schools and 'No Child Left Behind,' Hayes places his survey of American public education within the context of Read more...

 
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