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HISTORY 240 LECTURE 10/31/07 Educational needs for economy and time period Driving force of the cold war (war without fighting) Predict end of the world through DR. STRANGLOVE Before WWII – not college dominated Post WWII – GI bill and college dominated Silent generation – never had a president (many college educated) Educational expectations on silent generation o Students look older and more mature o Segregation of men and women o Thriving prosperity in 1950s high schools o More minorities gaining peer group approval o Taught a generalized education (like WWII)
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Unformatted text preview: • Generations after the boomers haven’t been studied that much • Millennium generation (not many people….more opportunity) • Education – people became frantic and over-tested • Boomer generation phased out most culture except for music • California has imported skilled workers when needed • Why wasn’t resident population competitive for jobs? o Schools not effective • Population of CA is in danger of being dumbed down • CA has highest proportion of people behind bars • • • •...
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