American Presidents and Education: (Contributions to the by Maurice R. Berube

By Maurice R. Berube

The function of the president of the USA in regard to schooling replaced considerably following the top of global struggle II. because the U.S. economic climate turned extra subtle and the rustic emerged because the dominant technological and international energy, the call for for an informed workforce elevated. during this paintings, Maurice R. Berube deals the 1st accomplished research of the involvement of yankee presidents in academic coverage, tracing the efforts of administrations from Washington to Bush, and chronicling the nationwide and foreign pressures to form academic regulations that experience characterised the post-World battle II period. Berube's paintings takes the shape of a coverage examine as he analyzes presidential courses in schooling, the explanations for his or her implementation, and their correlation to nationwide academic results. starting with the delivery of the presidency, he examines profitable courses that had a substantial influence and not more winning efforts that have been major both ideologically or as forerunners of destiny guidelines. The constitutional constraints of the president's function in schooling are explored, in addition to contemporary advancements together with the company presidency and the rhetorical presidency. one of the different matters addressed are schooling and the financial system and the federal and country constitutions' perspectives of a correct to schooling. This paintings should be a special and precious source for college students of presidential heritage, the politics of schooling, and modern concerns in schooling, in addition to a massive addition to public and educational library collections.

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23. S. Government Printing Office, 1817). 24. Ibid. 25. Ibid. 26. , p. 260. 27. , p. 268. 28. , p. 1063. 29. , p. 1064. 30. Ibid. 31. Ibid. 32. Alf J. , Thomas Jefferson: A Strange Case of Mistaken Identity (New York: Madison Books, 1987), p. 159. 33. John C. Henderson, Thomas Jefferson: Views on Education (New York: AMS Press, 1970), p. 39. 34. Mapp, Thomas Jefferson, p. 125. 35. Ibid. 36. Ibid. Education for Democracy 29 37. , p. 15. 38. Henderson, Thomas Jefferson: Views on Education, p. 337.

Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Marian B. 73 The cold war permeated every aspect of American life. 74 Many Americans agreed with Harvard president James B. Conant that it was the task of the schools to prepare students for their roles in the cold war.

58. Ibid. 59. , p. 116. 60. Ruskin Teeter, The Opening Up of American Education (New York: University Press of America, 1983), p. 69. 61. : Harvard University Press, 1967), p. 19. 62. Ruskin Teeter, The Opening Up of American Education, p. 67. 63. : Harvard University Press, 1967), p. 23. 64. Ibid. 65. Abraham Lincoln, "Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction; December 8, 1863," in The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, Volume VII, 1863-1864 ed. Roy P. : Rutgers University Press, 1953), p. 55.

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