Welcome to EPS 201/202 FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION
Professor Jeanne Connell
The study of the relationship between school and society.
If you missed class on Tuesday, be sure to get a HANDOUT
with the bas
EPS 202 Midterm Study Guide
Oakeshott A Place of Learning and Dewey Democracy and Education
According to Oakeshott, instrumental learning involves a special place, and a learning
to reach a monetary end, basically learning how to get what we have lear
Schools are influenced by political economy and ideology
of the time period. School reform is influenced by a few
powerful forces or by crisis of need.
EPS 210/202 Timeline-Development of Public Schooling Unit 1
What is in a name?
No Child Left Behind
Race to the Top
Secretary Arne Duncan
RAISING THE BAR & CLOSING GAPS
Arne Duncan Incentives of Race to the Top
Softening of sanctions
Raise bareveryone ready f
The Politics of
Public Schools in Chicago
Story of the Hunger Strike
3 New High Schools are promised
2 High Schools are built, where and why?
The District tells LV there is no more money.
Community leaders meet with the District and send letters to
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, it expects what
never was and never will be.
the most important bill in our whole code is that
for the diffusion of knowledge
Fundamental Questions in LIFE:
What is my place in the social order?
How do I learn my place? How am I connected with
others and with the larger society?
IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK,
WHAT WOULD THEY SAY?
The information is up here.
Next week: Readings on A Nation at Risk, No
Child Left Behind and Race to the Top
Thursday, March 17- Lecture Write #2
IN YOUR READINGS PAY SPECIAL ATTENTION TO
Spring Chapter 3
Reports on the Le
Dramatic Changes in the Political Economy 20th Century
SOCIAL CONDITIONS 1900 (Tozer, Chapter 5)
Pressures of 1893 Depression, the rise of modern
industrial society, urbanization and immigration.
Industrialization Low Wages
Why is the CENTRIST NEO-CONSERVATIVE
view so influential?
Charter schools help to simulate a free market
system among schools.
Competition would pressure schools to
Schools called monopolies, with no incentives to
Test scores allow
DIVERSITY IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Exam 2, Monday, April 4 7-9 PM
Next week complete the 2 articles by James Anderson, on the legacy of
Brown v. Board of Education
Unit 2 will address diversity issues. Why study diversity?
Illinois Professional Teachi
Illinois 2007 Ethnic/Racial Diversity
2.1 million students in Illinois 45% minority
Growing Diversity in Illinois and the Nation
Right now Illinois Public Students Population consists of:
Total Minority Population