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Patton, Sarah B.

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Works: 18 works in 63 publications in 1 language and 3,399 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Editor
Classifications: LA212, 370.973
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Publications about Sarah B Patton
Publications by Sarah B Patton
Most widely held works by Sarah B Patton
School, the story of American public education by Sheila Curran Bernard( Book )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,628 libraries worldwide
Published to coincide with the PBS special on public education, this collection of writings by the nation's most renowned historians of education chronicles the story of America's grand experiment in public education
School, the story of American public education ( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 650 libraries worldwide
A history of America's public school system
Asylum a history of the mental institution in America ( visu )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
This classic, award-winning program brings to light the complex and controversial history of the mental institution in the U.S. through a detailed study of St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C
The Common school 1770-1890 ( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Describes the development of a common system of tax-supported schools in America following the Revolution in order to mix people of different backgrounds and strengthen democracy. Tells of the influence of Thomas Jefferson, Noah Webster, Horace Mann, and others in this effort
The Bottom line in education 1980 to the present ( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Tells how the 1983 report "Nation at Risk" damaged public confidence in America's school system and spurred attempts at educational reform. Looks at such things as vouchers, charter schools, and privatization as challenges to the historical concept of a common school
School. the story of American Public Education ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
A four part documentary on the history of public education in the United States. Part 3: This program shows how impressive gains in education masked profound inequalities: seventeen states had segregated schools. Beginning with the 1950s, this program examines the issues that prompted such milestones as Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954), the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title IV, and the Americans with Disabilities Act
School, the story of American public education ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
A four part documentary on the history of public education in the United States. Part 2: By 1900, 6% of America's children were graduating from high school; by 1945, 51% graduated. This program recalls how massive immigration, child labor laws and the explosive growth of cities fueled school attendance and transformed public education. Also explored are the impact of John Dewey's progressive ideas as well as the development of controversial IQ tests and educational tracking through the efforts of Arthur Bester and Lewis Terman
As American as public school ( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
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
A Struggle for educational equality 1950-1980 ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Describes how in the 1950's, America's public schools teemed with the promise of a new, postwar generation of students, over half of whom would go on to college. This program shows how impressive gains masked profound inequalities: seventeen states had segregated schools; 1% of all Ph. D.s went to women; and "separate but equal" was still the law of the land
The common school ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Describes the development of a common system of tax-supported schools in America following the Revolution in order to mix people of different backgrounds and strengthen democracy. Tells of the influence of Thomas Jefferson, Noah Webster, Horace Mann, and others in this effort
Equality ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Describes the inequalities in American public education in the 1950s, issues raised by equal rights proponents, and changes made
The bottom line ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Tells how the 1983 report "Nation at Risk" damaged public confidence in America's school system and spurred attempts at educational reform. Looks at such things as vouchers, charter schools, and privatization as challenges to the historical concept of a common school
Marcel Proust a writer's life ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Documentary about the life and work of Marcel Proust with emphasis on his struggle to realize the 3,000 page masterpiece "Remembrance of Things Past" (A la recherche du temps perdu). Includes archival film footage
As American as public school 1900-1950 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
"In 1900, 6% of America's children graduated from high school; by 1945, 51% graduated and 40% went on to college. This program recalls how massive immigration, child labor laws, and the explosive growth of cities fueled school attendance and transformed public education. Also explored are the impact of John Dewey's progressive ideas as well as the effects on students of controversial IQ tests, the "life adjustment" curriculum, and Cold War politics. Interviews with immigrant students, scholars, and administrators provide a portrait of America's changing educational landscape in the first half of the 20th century"--Website
School the story of American public education ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Tells how the 1983 report "Nation at Risk" damaged public confidence in America's school system and spurred attempts at educational reform. Looks at such things as vouchers, charter schools, and privatization as challenges to the historical concept of a common school
As American as public school, 1900-1950 ( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
In 1900, 6% of America's children graduated from high school; by 1945, 51% graduated and 40% went on to college. This program recalls how massive immigration, child labor laws, and the explosive growth of cities fueled school attendance and transformed public education. Also explored are the impact of John Dewey's progressive ideas as well as the effects on students of controversial IQ tests, the "life adjustment" curriculum, and Cold War politics. Interviews with immigrant students, scholars, and administrators provide a portrait of America's changing educational landscape in the first half of the 20th century
School The Story of American Public Education: The common school, 1770-1890 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Describes the development of a common system of tax-supported schools in America following the Revolution in order to mix people of different backgrounds and strengthen democracy. Tells of the influence of Thomas Jefferson, Noah Webster, Horace Mann, and others in this effort
School The Story of American Public Education: As American as public school ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
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
 
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