Law and the Shaping of Public Education, 1785-1954

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Univ of Wisconsin Press, 1991 - Education - 259 pages
Using case studies as illustrations, this text explores the ways in which public schooling was shaped by state constitutions, by state statutes and administrative law, and by appellate decisions concerning public public education.

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Contents

Exploring the Primeval Forest
20
Case Studies of Michigan
77
PART II
127
The Many Faces of Power
133
Making
154
EPILOGUE
193
APPENDIX
207
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David Tyack is Professor of History and the Vida Jacks Professor of Education at Stanford University.   Thomas James is Associate Professor of Education and Public policy at Brown University.    Aaron Benavot is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Georgia

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