Group of young women reading in library of normal school,
Washington, D.C. Library of Congress,

Native American men and a boy posed outside of Carlisle Indian School.

Education in rural school. Williams County, North Dakota.

Questa, New Mexico. Spanish-American students in the grade school

Veazy, Greene County, Georgia.
The one-teacher African American school, south of Greensboro

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Deadline Extended on Submissions for the 2019 Henry Barnard Prize

The History of Education Society awards the Barnard Prize biennially for the best graduate student essay in the history of education, broadly defined to cover a wide range of educational and cultural institutions inside and outside of the United States. Nominations by...

Announcing the 2019 HES Conference

The 2019 History of Education Society annual meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 31 through Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Columbus Hotel in vibrant Columbus, Ohio. Mark your calendar and plan to join us in Columbus.

2019 HES Call for Proposals: Deadline Extended

The Program Committee for the 2019 Annual Meeting of the History of Education Society has extended the deadline for submission of proposals for the 2019 annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio. Proposals are now due on or before Monday, April 15, 2019 (no later than 11:59...

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