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This text continues to focus on the dominant political, philosophical, and cultural ideologies of each historical era. The authors use a variety of pedagogical methods to tell an engaging historical story about school and society that will encourage students to create an educational philosophy of their own. This material will help prepare educators who are able to reflect critically on their teaching practices in social and institutional contexts. There are many new primary source readings that have been added throughout the entire text. Students will also benefit from the expanded discussions on charter schools, Native American issues and contemporary social changes that affect the culture of teaching.
CHAPTER 1: Introduction: Understanding School and Society
CHAPTER 2: Liberty and Literacy: The Jeffersonian Ideal
CHAPTER 3: School as a Public Institution: The Common-School Era
CHAPTER 4: Social Diversity and Differentiated Schooling: The Progressive Era
CHAPTER 5: Diversity and Equity: Schooling Girls and Women
CHAPTER 6: Diversity and Equity: Schooling and African Americans
CHAPTER 7: Diversity and Equity: Schooling and American Indians
CHAPTER 8: National School Reform: The Early Cold War Era
CHAPTER 9: Liberty and Literacy Today: Contemporary Perspectives
CHAPTER 10: Teaching in a Public Institution: The Professionalization Movement
CHAPTER 11: Differentiated Schooling, Labor Market Preparation, and Contemporary School Reform: The Post–Cold
CHAPTER 12: Diversity and Equity Today: Defining the Challenge
CHAPTER 13: Diversity and Equity Today: Meeting the Challenge
CHAPTER 14: School and Society: Teaching and Teacher Leadership in the 21st Century
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