Founding Mothers and Others: Women Educational Leaders by Alan R. Sadovnik, Susan F. Semel

By Alan R. Sadovnik, Susan F. Semel

Interest in revolutionary schooling and feminist pedagogy has received an important following in present academic reform circles. Founding moms and Others examines the feminine founders of revolutionary colleges and different lady academic leaders within the early 20th century and their colleges or academic hobbies. the entire ladies led amazing lives and their legacies are embedded in schooling at the present time. The booklet examines the teachings to be realized from their paintings and their lives. The e-book additionally analyzes no matter if their management types help modern feminist theories of management that argue girls directors are typically extra inclusive, democratic, and worrying than male directors. via an exam of those girls, this e-book seems significantly on the ways that the leaders' administrative kinds and behaviors lend help to feminist claims.

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Founding Mothers and Others: Women Educational Leaders During the Progressive Era

Curiosity in revolutionary schooling and feminist pedagogy has won an important following in present academic reform circles. Founding moms and Others examines the feminine founders of revolutionary colleges and different lady academic leaders within the early 20th century and their colleges or academic events.

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Herbert M. Kliebard, The Struggle Jor the American Curriculum, 1893-1958, 2nd ed. (New York: Routledge, 1995), p. 243. 2. Robere A. Margo, Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990). See also James D. Anderson, Education of Blacks in the South, 1860-1935 (Chapel Hill: University ofNorth Carolina Press, 1988), and Russell Sage Foundation, A Comparative Study of Public School Systems in the FortyEight States (New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1912).

18. Smith and West, "Charlotte Hawkins Brown," pp. 191-206. 19. Wadelington and Knapp, Charlotte Hawkins Brown, pp. 68-73. 20. Frances A. Guthrie to Brown, no date, 1907. Brown Papers. 21. Helen F. Kimball to Brown, June 5, 1905. Brown Papers. 22. Gordon B. 2. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. Kimball to Brown, August 17, 1907. Brown Papers. Galen L. Stone to Brown, May 9, 1921. Brown Papers. Palmer Memorial Institute bulletins, 1824, 1931-1932. Brown Papers. Charlotte Hawkins Brown, Mammy: An Appeal to the Heart ofthe South (Boston: Pilgrim Press, 1919).

43 Johnson herself rarely passed up a chance to teach. Often she would return to Mobile from a trip by train, catch the bay boat to Fairhope, and all but run to get back into the classroom with the children. 44 As exhausting as her travels were, Johnson enjoyed them. Her husband's willingness to stay at horne and take care of their son afforded her a freedom available to few married women, even those with careers in the public sphere. When Frank died, Clifford Ernest was alm ost 18-01d enough to take care of hirnself.

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