A History of Education in Kentucky

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A History of Education in Kentucky

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Online access to this book is restricted to the University of Kentucky community.

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This book is divided into four periods: 1775 to the beginning of the Civil War, the Civil War to 1900, 1900 to 1941, and World War II to the mid-1980s. Where K12 and higher education intersect, these connections are developed and explained. The book's epilogue also explains the reforms brought about through the Kentucky Education Reform Act and the changes that occurred in higher education from the Patton years to the near present. The history of education in Kentucky cannot be understood without a grounding in political, social, economic, and ethnic history. Moreover, what happens in Kentucky is always part of a larger world, including the southern and Midwestern regions of the United States.

Publication Date

2011

Publisher

The University Press of Kentucky

Place of Publication

Lexington, KY

ISBN

978-0-8131-2977-8

eISBN

978-0-8131-2984-6 (pdf version)

eISBN

978-0-8131-4023-0 (epub version)

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813129778.001.0001

Keywords

Higher education, Kentucky, Kentucky Education Reform Act, Patton years, History of education, United States

Disciplines

Education | United States History

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