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Education through the decades

Back a couple weeks ago when we went to do research at Northwestern University one of the sources I found was an Encyclopedia called American Decades. I originally just looked up the sections on vocational education within these encyclopedias. This past week when I went to find American Decades, I found that not every decade

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Education in settlement houses

This past week, our team visited the Chicago History Museum to continue gathering information about our individual topics. I was able to pull boxes from a settlement house in Cook County in the late 1800′s and early 1900′s. Settlement houses are basically where large groups of people would live together in an attempt to improve

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Educating myself on vocational education

My first week of work this summer introduced me to a little bit of everything going on with the Adulthood Project; however I became very excited about my independent research topic for the project. I have decided to focus on vocational education in high schools; while it is commonly said that these programs have changed