Sunday, November 12, 2017

Genealogy Journey's Podcast #41: Education Week

What's your education history? What about your family?  Jean and Gena explore education in this week's podcast.



Mahajan, Sanjoy. “Were Colonial Americans More Literate than Americans Today?” Freaknomics blog , 1 September 2011.

Roser, Max & Esteban Ortiz-Ospina. “Literacy Rates around the World from the 15th Century to Present – Our World in Data, with Data from Various Sources.” Our World in Data: Literacy. On-line graph at , ca. 2012. (Great overviewof the changes over time . . . extensive research on world literacy.)

Snyder, Tom (Ed.). “Literacy from 1870to 1970.” National Center for Education Statistics. (Excerpts from Chapter 1 of 120 Years of American Education: A Statistical Portrait, 1993). On-line at .

Wikipedia - Normal School
Wikipedia - Common School 

--Jean Wilcox Hibben

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