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Patton, Sarah B.

Overview
Works: 13 works in 68 publications in 1 language and 3,322 library holdings
Genres: History  Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Drama  Nonfiction television programs  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Editor, Producer
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 1,640 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 )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
A history of America's public school system
Asylum by Sandy Macleod( visu )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 370 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
As American as public school 1900-1950 ( visu )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 184 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
The Common school 1770-1890 ( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 179 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 )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
A four part documentary on the history of public education in the United States. Part 4: in 1983, the Reagan Administration's report, A Nation at Risk, shattered public confidence in America's school system and sparked a new wave of education reform -- all with the goal of tough new academic standards. This program explores such educational innovations as vouchers, charter schools, home schooling and privatization as challenges to the historical concept of a common school
The bottom line in education, 1980 to the present by Horizons in Bioethics( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 81 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 writer's life ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Deftly blending the personal and the historical, this program is an illuminating and accessible introduction to the life and work of Marcel Proust, whose novel Remembrance of Things Past changed the face of literature. Interviews with writers Dame Iris Murdoch, Shelby Foote, and writer-critic Roger Shattuck highlight the magnitude of Proust's accomplishment, while dramatizations of key scenes from Proust's life combine with rare archival footage to place his personal struggle in a historical context. The film was co-produced by William C. Carter, author of the critically acclaimed Proust biography. Archival interviews include Jean Cocteau, Francois Mauriac, and Celeste Albaret, Proust's long-time friend and assistant. (60 minutes)
School the story of American public education ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 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
 
Alternative Names
패튼, 세라 B
Languages
English (68)
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