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Landmark congressional laws on education

Author: David Carleton
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Series: Student's guide to landmark congressional laws.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This reference work discusses major Congressional laws and their impact on education. Organized chronologically from 1785 to 1994, entries include coverage of the Land Ordinance of 1785, the Northwest Ordinance, the Freedmen's Bureau, the Smith-Hughes Act, the National School Lunch Act, the Impact Laws, the Economic Opportunity Act, the Bilingual Education Act, Title IX, and the Educate America Act. Each of 18  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Carleton
ISBN: 0313313350 9780313313356
OCLC Number: 46462775
Description: xvi, 227 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Series foreword / by John R. Vile --
Timeline of milestones in U.S. education --
Land Ordinance of 1785 (May 20, 1785) --
Northwest Ordinance (July 13, 1787) --
First Morrill act (July 2, 1862) --
Freedmen's Bureau (March 3, 1865) --
Second Morrill act (August 30, 1890) --
Smith-Hughes act (February 23, 1917) --
Servicemen's Readjustment act (June 22, 1944) --
National School Lunch act (June 4, 1946) --
Impact laws (September 23, 1950, and September 30, 1950) --
National Defense Education act (September 2, 1958) --
Economic Opportunity act (August 20, 1964) --
Elementary and Secondary Education act (April 11, 1965) --
Higher Education act (November 8, 1965) --
Bilingual Education act (January 2, 1968) --
Title IX (June 23, 1972) --
Education for All Handicapped Children act (November 20, 1975) --
Department of Education Organization act (October 17, 1979) --
Goals 2000: Educate America act (March 31, 1994).
Series Title: Student's guide to landmark congressional laws.
Other Titles: Student's guide to landmark congressional laws on education
Responsibility: David Carleton.


This reference provides an explanation and discussion of each of 18 landmark laws on education in the United States, followed by the actual text of key passages of the law, which have been edited for  Read more...


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