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Author Gidney, R. D. (Robert Douglas), 1940-
Title How schools worked : public education in English Canada, 1900-1940 / R.D. Gidney and W.P.J. Millar.
Imprint Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2012.

Author Gidney, R. D. (Robert Douglas), 1940-
Series Carleton library series ; 224
Carleton library ; no. 224.
Subject Education and state -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.
Education -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.
Alt Name Millar, W. P. J. (Winnifred Phoebe Joyce), 1942-
Add Title Public education in English Canada, 1900-1940
Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 517 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Essential Contexts -- Patterns of Attendance -- Explaining the Patterns -- Schools -- Teachers -- Money -- The Crisis in Educational Finance: 1930-1939 -- The Organization of Instruction -- The Examination System and Its Fate -- The Secondary School Program at Work -- The Teacher's Work -- Supervisors and Their Work -- Questions of Quality -- Epitaph.
Summary A study of educational developments in English-speaking Canada from the close of the Victorian Age to the eve of World War II.
Note English.
ISBN 9780773587304 (electronic bk.)
0773587306 (electronic bk.)
0773539530 (bound)
0773539905 (pbk.)
9780773539532 (bound)
9780773539907 (pbk.)
OCLC # 811411357
Additional Format Print version: Magrill, Barry. How Schools Worked : Public Education in English Canada, 1900-1940. Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2014

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