American Educational History

Volume 37 #1 & 2

Edited by:
J. Wesley Null, Baylor University

A volume in the series: American Educational History Journal. Editor(s): Shirley Marie McCarther, University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Published 2010

The American Educational History Journal is a peer‐reviewed, national research journal devoted to the examination of educational topics using perspectives from a variety of disciplines. The editors of AEHJ encourage communication between scholars from numerous disciplines, nationalities, institutions, and backgrounds. Authors come from a variety of disciplines including political science, curriculum, history, philosophy, teacher education, and educational leadership. Acceptance for publication in AEHJ requires that each author present a well‐articulated argument that deals substantively with questions of educational history.

VOLUME 37 NUMBER 1, 2010
Editor's Introduction, J. Wesley Null 1. Why Do We Need a Philosophy of Education? The Forgotten Insights of Michael John Demiashkevich, Diana Senechal 2. Struggle for the Soul: John Lawrence Childs, Jared Stallones 3. William Van Til: The Last Progressive? John Beineke 4. Chicago School Desegregation and the Role of the State of Illinois, 1971-1979 Dionne Danns 5. The Very Meaning of Our Lives: Howalton Day School and Black Chicago's Dual Educational Agenda, 1946–1985, Worth Kamili Hayes 6. The Cardinal Principles: Mapping Liberal Education and the High School, Karen Graves 7. Francis Wayland Parker's Morning Exercise and the Progressive Movement, Natalie Crohn Schmitt 8. Consolidation of Small, Rural Schools in One Southeastern Kentucky District, June Overton Hyndman 9. Setting the Record Straight: Education of the Mind and Hands Existed in the United States Before the 1880s, Kalani Beyer 10. Learning to be Homesteaders: Frontier Women in Oklahoma, Joan Smith 11. "Living in a Changing Society!" A Case Study of the Challenge of Democracy in Segregated Schooling at Alabama State College Laboratory School, Sharon Pierson 12. Engines of Economic Development: The Origins and Evolution of Iowa's Comprehensive Community Colleges, Janice Friedel 13. The Politics of Language and National School Reform: The Gaelic League's Call for an Irish Ireland, 1893–1922, John Laukaitis 14. "World-Mindedness": The Lisle Fellowship and the Cold War, Kimberly Brownlee. BOOK REVIEW 15. Diane Ravitch, The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice are Undermining Education, New York: Basic Books, 2010 Reviewed by J. Wesley Null

VOLUME 37, NUMBER 2, 2010
Editor's Introduction, J. Wesley Null 1. Professionalization of Educational Administration Viewed Through the Lens of Institutional Theory, 1947–1990: Lessons that Can Inform the Organization of Educational Historians, T. Gregory Barrett 2. Improved Reflections: American Magazines, Higher Education, and the Construction of a Middle-Class Male Identity through European Comparisons, 1890–1915, Daniel Clark 3. A Look Back: Reflections of a Segregated Nursing Education Program at General Hospital No. 2 from 1940 to 1965, Shirley McCarther 4. Land-Grant Colleges and American Engineers: Redefining Professional and Vocational Engineering Education in the American Midwest, 1862–1917, Paul Nienkamp 5. The Fear of Color: Webb v. School District No. 90 in Johnson County, Kansas, 1949, Donna M. Davis, Jennifer Friend, and Loyce Caruthers 6. A Nation at Risk Reconsidered, Erwin Johanningmeier 7. A Nation at Risk: A Scare Tactic to Change Public Education During the Reagan Years? Committee Members Speak Their Minds, Curtis Good 8. Civic Learning through County Fairs: Promoting the Useful and the Good in Nineteenth-Century Indiana, Glenn Lauzon 9. Fair and Tender Ladies versus Jim Crow: The Politics of Co-Education, Karen Riley 10. Section 504 in American Public Schools: An Ongoing Response to Change, Jodie Schraven and Jennifer L. Jolly 11. God's Country: Religion and the Evolution of the Social Studies Curriculum in Texas, Kelton Williams 12. Becoming Illuminated: New York City's Public School Society and Its Religious Discontents, 1805-1840, Jason Stacey 13. Tsuda Umeko and a Transnational Network Supporting Women's Higher Education in Japan during the Victorian Era, Linda Johnson.