To enforce education; a history of the founding years of the United States Office of Education, by Donald R. Warren.

Detroit, Wayne State University Press, 1974.

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Subjects United States. Office of Education -- History.
United States. Office of Education.
Description 239 pages portraits 24 cm
Copyright Date 1974.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-233).
Contents School reform through centralization: the lure of homogeneity. National education: ambivalent dream ; Common schooling: reform from the top ; Nationalizing the movement ; A national school agency: initial proposals ; Ambiguities of enforced education -- Campaigns for a national bureau of education: response to crisis. War and national education ; A national bureau of education: models of federal school reform ; What the farmers taught the teachers and other precedents -- Uncertain mandate: a legislative history. The Department of Education bill in Congress ; The intent of Congress: shadows and doubts ; The race for commissioner -- Henry Barnard ad the Department of Education: old wine, old wineskins. The man and his plan ; Barnard as Commissioner of Education -- From department to bureau : the politics of dream deferral. At the beginning: conflict and opposition ; The attempt to abolish: department to bureau ; The Edward Neill controversy: Barnard's "malfeasance" ; Educators and the Office of Education: an ambivalent constituency -- A federal school bureaucracy: permanence at a price. John Eaton: the Bureau begins ; Permanence: the Dawson and Harris years -- Barnard's Bureau in the 1970s: notes for the future. Past as prologue ; The years between: 1906-1970 ; Enforcing education in the 1970s.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)737026
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Warren, Donald R., 1933-
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