American Education 1950-1980

American Education 1950-1980 - Timeline 1954: on May 17th,...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/7/09 American Education 1950- 1980
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5/7/09 Timeline 1954: on May 17th, the U.S. Supreme Court announces its decision in the case of Brown v. Board of Education, ruling that
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5/7/09 Timeline (cont.) 1965: Project Head Start, a preschool education program for children from
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5/7/09 Main Themes Desegregation and integration in schools Black and white students had separate proms, student governments, sports teams, etc Schools for black students had textbooks and materials 4-5 years behind those of schools for white students Mexican students in Texas were not allowed to speak or learn in Spanish, even
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5/7/09 Philosophy Essentialism and Perennialism 1970s: mainstreaming, multicultural education, career education, flexible curriculum with many electives 1980s: education reform, core curriculum, stronger academic requirements, inclusion and multicultural education
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5/7/09 Brown v. Board of Overturned the “separate but equal” doctrine of Plessy v. Ferguson (1896).
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course EDUC 111 taught by Professor Odette during the Fall '07 term at CSB-SJU.

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