2013 Program

RELIGION AND PUBLIC EDUCATION

  • Kirkland

Chair/Discussant: Benjamin Jacobs, New York University

Equal Education for All of God’s Children: The Role of Religious Institutions in Philadelphia’s Desegregation Efforts”

   David Schor, University of Pennsylvania

   Charlotte Jacobs, University of Pennsylvania

The Limits of Separation: The American Jewish Congress and the Battle for Federal Funding for Elementary and Secondary Education

   Janet Bordelon, New York University

   Aspects of Jewish Inclusion in the Development of the Atlanta Public Schools, 1874-1958

   Laura Lester, Georgia State University

“Knowledge of Self”: Education in the Nation of Islam, 1960-1970

   Lindsey Jones, University of Virginia