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History03 - First TierElementary Schools Foundation of...

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Schooling in the Republican Period Political economy Ideology Schooling Liberal ideology The Jeffersonian Model Who was in and who was out
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Purpose of Education Civic, republican virtue Practical skills Personal development
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Political Economy Agrarian society Few urban centers Homogeneous communities Family as unit of production Slavery Rising bourgeoisie/ capitalism
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Ideology Mistrust of central/distant government Classical liberalism Patriarchy Science, reason, and progress Republican virtue Freedom Laissez-faire
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Schooling Schools but no school system Great variation across schools Locally supported and controlled Basic education, rote learning, moral and civic education
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Liberal ideology Reason Natural Law Republican virtue: moral probity, public over private interest, civic responsibility Progress Nationalism and American exceptionalism Freedom Economic, political, civil, intellectual Meritocracy: “Natural Aristocracy” Virtue and talent (not birth and wealth)
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Unformatted text preview: First TierElementary Schools Foundation of entire education structure Decentralized districts Three years of free education Screening for future leaders Preparing citizens for effective functioning Second TierGrammar Schools Boarding schools Languages, advanced curriculum Developing local leadership Preparation for university Third TierUniversity Education Common education from grammar schools allowed for advanced instruction Specialization in a science Preparation for leadershiplaw, government, the professions Education for meritocracy Fourth TierSelf-Education Lifelong learning as the culmination of educational aims Jeffersons support of public libraries Knowledge is power; knowledge is safety; knowledge is happiness Who is in and who is out? African-Americans Native Americans...
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