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The English Higher Grade Schools

A Lost Opportunity, 1st Edition

By Meriel Vlaeminke

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272 pages

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The English higher grade schools formed a key part of an expanding 19th-century education system, but they threatened the vested interests of a powerful Establishment bent on reaffirming the status quo. The author analyzes the 1902 Education Act as a retrogressive move by which much was lost.

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History of Education

"Meriel Vlaeminke"s fascinating study explores in depth the experience of the English higher grade schools, developed by many local School Boards towards the end of the nineteenth century.. a compelling account of the decline of the Higher grade schools.. A powerful contribution to the "might have been" school of educational history

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU025000
EDUCATION / Secondary
EDU043000
EDUCATION / Comparative