- The description of the evolution of education philosophy influencing different trends in schooling in Grasp by Sanjay Sarma and Luke Yoquinto is worth the read.
- “Progressive Education,” in the history of the evolution of schools and schooling philosophies, means something more specific than “embracing the positions of the contemporary ‘progressive’ political party.” Here’s one of the Dewey texts most of us who studied education were introduced to the history of progressive education through.
- The use of “schools” for genocide and colonization is also part of the history of schooling. The history of residential schools, also known as Indian Boarding Schools or by various other names though the US and Canada, is painful and too important to keep allowing to be erased from these conversations.
- The history of standardized testing and grading is also interwoven with eugenics and really problematic ideas about whose lives, potential, and knowledge matter. Here’s an online copy of Mismeasure of Man.
- Dr. Peter Gray published this History of Schooling article.
- Here’s a Matt Hern piece on the history of compulsory schooling and resistance to it.