American Educational History Journal

Volume 36 #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 2009

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 36, NUMBER 1, 2009
Editor’s Introduction, J. Wesley Null. SPECIAL SECTION: THE IMPACT OF SPUTNIK ON AMERICAN EDUCATION. ‘The Teenage Terror in the Schools’: Adult Fantasies, American Youth, and Classroom Scare Films during the Cold War, Joshua Garrison. A Right Turn on the Left Coast: Max Rafferty as California State Superintendent of Public Instruction 1963-1971, Mark Groen. A Resuscitation of Gifted Education, Jennifer L. Jolly. Attacking Communists as Commissioner: The Role of Earl J. McGrath in the Red Scare of the 1950s, James B. Rodgers and J. Wesley Null. Transforming the American Educational Identity After Sputnik, Kathleen Anderson Steeves, Philip Evan Bernhardt, James P. Burns and Michele K. Lombard. The Dark Ages Haven’t Ended Yet: Kurt Vonnegut and the Cold War, Paul J. Ramsey. Women and Power in Schools, 1957-1963, June Overton Hyndman. Discretion Over Valor: The AAUP During the McCarthy Years, Stephen Aby. Private Higher Education in a Cold War World: Central America, James J. Harrington. Building a Pipeline to College: A Study of the Rockefeller-Funded ‘A Better Chance’ Program, 1963-1969, Andrea Walton. GENERAL ESSAYS: CURRICULUM, TEACHING, AND TEACHER EDUCATION. A ‘Model School,’ Alabama State College Laboratory High School, 1920-1969: A Study of African American’s Dedication to Educational Excellence During Segregation, Sharon Pierson. E. L. Thorndike or Edward Brooks?: A Comparison of Their Views On Mathematics Curriculum and Teaching, Susan Cooper-Twamley and J. Wesley Null. Teachers’ Lyceums in Early Nineteenth-Century America, Mindy Spearman. Why Men Left: Reconsidering the Feminization of Teaching in the Nineteenth Century, Sarah E. Montgomery.

VOLUME 36, NUMBER 2, 2009
Editor’s Introduction, J. Wesley Null. Struggle for the Soul of Felix Adler, Jared R. Stallones. Danagers of Virtue Revisited: The Missouri Anomaly, 1865-1915, Frances A. Karanovich and Linda C. Morice. An Early Start: WPA Emergency Nursery Schools in Texas, 1934-1943, Lynn M. Burlbaw. An Examination of Latent Threads and Themes in The Catalyst (1969-1971), Christina Blasingame, Dee Brown, Lee S. Duemer, Birgit Green and Belinda Richardson. Meeting the Needs of Texas School Children: The Texas Minimum Foundation School Program, Deborah L. Morowski. Has the Texas Revolution Changed?: A Study of U. S. History Textbooks from 1897-2003, Connee Duran and J. Wesley Null. Institutionalized Hypocrisy: The Myth of Intercollegiate Athletics, Ronald D. Flowers. The NEA’s Early Conflict Over Educational Freedom, Timothy Reese Cain. White Involvement in the Civil Rights Movement: Motivation and Sacrifices, J. Spencer Clark. Military Drill in the Service of American Hegemony over Hawai’i, C. Kalani Beyer. You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide: The Intersection of Race and Class in Two Kansas City Schools, 1954-1974, Shirley Marie McCarther, Loyce Caruthers and Donna Davis. Choctaw Leadership in Oklahoma: The Allen Wright Family and Education in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries, Grayson Noley, Joan K. Smith, Courtney Vaughn and Dana Cesar. American Indian Organizational Education in Chicago: The Community Board Training Project, 1979–1989, John J. Laukaitis.