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Author Cutler, William W.

Title Parents and schools : the 150-year struggle for control in American education / William W. Cutler III.

Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2000]
©2000

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  371.1920973 CUTL {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1. From Adversaries to Advocates 15 -- Chapter 2. Home Rule or Ruled at Home? 42 -- Chapter 3. In Search of Influence or Authority? 70 -- Chapter 4. Heard but Not Seen 99 -- Chapter 5. Twenty-Four Hours a Day 127 -- Chapter 6. From Advocates to Adversaries 164 -- Epilogue: Recurring Themes 199.
Summary Who holds ultimate authority for the education of America's children--parents or teachers? Although the relationship between home and school has changed dramatically over the decades, Cutler argues that the answer has always been a political one. 9 maps.
Subject Home and school -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Home and school -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Education -- Parent participation -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Education -- Parent participation -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Educational change -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Educational change -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0226132161 (cloth : alk. paper)