USA Education In Brief
by Raphael Calis
Publisher: U.S. Department of State 2008
Number of pages: 52
USA Education in Brief covers the development of the public school movement, beginning with 'common school', in the 18th century, through the Land-Grant university movement to the G.I. Bill of Rights and the civil rights movement which expanded educational opportunity to all U.S. citizens. Additional topics include 21st century challenges; civic, bilingual, and special education; foreign exchanges; and teaching democracy to a new generation.
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