The Troubled Crusade: American Education, 1945-1980

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INDEX
A. Philip Randolph Institute, 168
Ability grouping 149, 230
Academic freedom: affirmative action and, 284, 302, 303; loyalty investigations as threat to, 96- 100, 102, 110; student radicalism and, 183, 191,
Academic standards: and democratization of higher education, 37, 18; debate about, 326; desegregation and, 149; GI Bill and, 13, 14; Sputnik and concern about, 229-31, 235
Accountability laws, 315-16
Addams, Jane, 46
Adelson, Alan, 346n59
Adelson, Joseph, 347n72
Adler, Mortimer J., 58, 334n22
Admissions policies: affirmative action and, 284- 91; discriminatory, 16, 24; open, 226, 324
Affirmative action, 271, 280-92; for handicapped, 309; in higher education, 283-92, 302-3, 311
Afro-American Society (AAS) at Cornell University, 213-15
Alabama, University of, 138
Albert, Harold, 77-78, 336n53
Alexander, Sadie, 23
Allen, Mary L., 336n42, 339n42
Altbach, Philip G., 345n46, 366
Alternative schools, 238, 253-54; federal funding for, 258-59
American Association of School Administrators, 66
American Association of University Professors, 100-102
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 95, 100
American Council on Education, 15, 59; American Youth Commission of, 60
American Education Association, 106
American Farm Bureau Federation, 28
American Federation of Labor (AFL), 89
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, 314
American Federation of Teachers (AFT), 89, 95, 103, 279, 313, 315
American Historical Association, 105
American Indians: affirmative action and, 283; ethnocentrism and, 270; integration of, 177
American Institutes for Research (AIR), 277-78
American Legion, 90
American Psychological Association, 301
American Vocational Association, 66
Americans for Democratic Action, 97
Anderson, Archibald W., 336n42, n47, n48
Anderson, Jervis, 342n37
Anderson, Karen, 342nn18-19
Andersson, Theodore, 370
Andrus, Ethel P., 335n32
Angell, George W., 356n96
Anti-Communism: among critics of progressive education, 70-71; in denunciations of Brown decision, 128; Depression-era, 89-91, 93; see also Loyalty investigations
Anti-nepotism rules, 297
Antioch School, 4, 328
Armed forces, discrimination in, 21-22, 25
Armington, David, 242-43
Armor, David J., 179, 343n61
Armstrong, O. K., 337n15
Asians: affirmative action and, 283; innovative education for, 259; integration of, 177
Association of American Universities, 102
Astin, Alexander W., 345n37, 346n63, 347n73
Astin, Helen S., 353n58
Atkin, J. Myron, 317-18, 356n100
Atkinson, Byron H., 331n12
Atlantic Monthly, 73
Ausubel, David P., 341n7
Avorn, Jerry L., 345n31, n36
Axen, Richard, 345n40, n47, n48, 346n49, n51
Baby boom, 6, 41, 70, 182, 226, 229; and decline in female employment, 296-97; higher education enrollments resulting from, 183
"Back to basics" movement, 255, 263, 311-12, 316
Basley, William C., 49, 55, 58, 69, 333n6, 334n23
Bailey, Stephen K., 341n4, 342n21, nn27-30, 364
Bainbridge, John, 339n45
Bakke, Allan, 285-90
Bakke v. University of California ( 1978), 286-91
Baldridge, J. Victor, 371
Baldwin, Roger, 101
Bane, Mary Jo, 364
Bank Street College of Education, 242
Barden, Graham A., 33-36, 39-41
Barden bill, 34-36, 39
Barker, Paula R., 349n47
Barrett, Edward L., Jr., 112, 361
Barrett, George, 340n27
Barrow, Robin, 348n13
Barth, Alan, 101, 112, 338n33, 362
Barth, Roland S., 249-50, 255, 349n38, n49, 367
Bass, Herbert J., 369
Beard, Charles, 59-60
"Beats," 186
Beberman, Max, 347n3
Bell, Bernard Iddings, 70
Bell, Daniel, 122, 185, 337n3, 344n6, n11, 362, 366
Bell, Derrick A., Jr., 180-81, 343n67
Bell, Terrell, 274, 279
Bennett, Neville, 350n51, n52
Bennett, William J., 352n44, 353n45, 363

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Introduction xi
  • Chapter 1 - Postwar Initiatives 3
  • Chapter 2 - The Rise and Fall of Progressive Education 43
  • Chapter 3 - Loyalty Investigations 81
  • Chapter 4 - Race and Education: The Brown Decision 114
  • Chapter 5 - Race and Education: Social Science and Law 145
  • Chapter 6 - From Berkeley to Kent State 182
  • Chapter 7 - Reformers, Radicals, and Romantics 228
  • Chapter 8 - The New Politics of Education 267
  • Epilogue: - From 1945 to 1980 321
  • Notes 331
  • A NOTE ON SOURCES 357
  • Index 372
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