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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Jonathan Zimmerman, a professor of the history of education in Penn GSE’s Literacy, Culture, and International Education division, has been named the Judy & Howard Berkowitz Professor in Education. Considered one of the foremost education historians today,...read more
Patricia Ann Palmieri, a gifted teacher and researcher, died suddenly of natural causes on June 12th. She was 73. Dr. Palmieri was the author of In Adamless Eden, an acclaimed portrait of the female professoriate of Wellesley College from 1890 through 1920. At her...read more