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The English Higher Grade Schools : A Lost Opportunity - Meriel Vlaeminke

The English Higher Grade Schools

A Lost Opportunity


Published: 20th June 2005
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The English higher grade schools formed a key part of an expanding 19th-century education system, but they threatened the vested interests of a powerful Establishment bent on reaffirming the status quo. The author analyzes the 1902 Education Act as a retrogressive move by which much was lost.

Forewordp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Legislation Relating to Educationp. xi
Education in the 1890s: Tensions and Potentialp. 1
The Higher Grade School Phenomenon: An Analysisp. 34
Bristol: School Board and Higher Grade Schools, 1894-1903p. 72
Bristol: Education Committee and Secondary Schools, 1903-10p. 97
The Nationwide Fate of the Higher Grade Schools after 1902p. 130
Education after 1902: Tensions Resolved, Potential Stuntedp. 179
A Lost Opportunityp. 214
Referencesp. 231
Further Readingp. 247
Indexp. 253
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ISBN: 9780713002201
ISBN-10: 0713002204
Series: Woburn Education Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 20th June 2005
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1