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    Dominic W. Moreo
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Publisher: Garland Science, 1996. First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

During the Great Depression, many schools across the United States closed .

During the Great Depression, many schools across the United States closed because of a lack of money. Despite the hard times, North Carolina did not neglect the education of its children and youth. Not a single public school in the state shut its doors because of the Depression. Clyde R. Hoey, North Carolina’s governor between 1937 and 1941, called the story of education in the state a romance. Hoey felt that, overall, things were much rosier for Tar Heel schools than for schools in many southern states. The schools, the districts, and the educators themselves tried many creative ways to reduce costs and keep schools running.

2 Great Depression and New Deal: 1929-39. Secondary schools First Boston Latin School House. 1 College preparation First Boston Latin School House. All the New England colonies required towns to set up schools, and many did so. In 1642 the Massachusetts Bay Colony made "proper" education compulsory; other New England colonies followed this example. Similar statutes were adopted in other colonies in the 1640s and 1650s.

The story of higher education in the United States begins with Harvard College and continues to the present time. For recent trends see the article Higher education in the United States. They were modeled after Oxford and Cambridge universities in England, as well as Scottish universities. Harvard College was founded by the Massachusetts Bay colonial legislature in 1636, and named after an early benefactor

The Great Depression. Negative Impacts of the Great Depression on Schools

The Great Depression. Positive Impacts of the Great Depression on Schools. Negative Impacts of the Great Depression on Schools. Schools lost funding; course offerings were cut back to the basic subjects; there was a shortage of funds, as many citizens couldn't pay their taxes; some schools shortened the school day; some schools shut down; decreases or elimination of teacher pay was common; many children were unable to attend school.

The quest for universal literacy is a development of the last 150-200 years. Schools for the young have historically been supplemented with advanced training for priests, bureaucrats and specialists. Starting in about 3500 . various writing systems developed in ancient civilizations around the world. In Egypt fully developed hieroglyphs were in use at Abydos as early as 3400 . The oldest known alphabet was developed in central Egypt around 2000 . from a hieroglyphic prototype

21 For more on the history of the education schools at New York University, refer to John Payne and . With the safety net of a large endowment, during the Depression years the Graduate School of Education resisted expansion

21 For more on the history of the education schools at New York University, refer to John Payne and Elsie Hug, Response to Change: The School of Education, Healthy, Nursing and Arts Professions of New York University, 1890–1980 (New York: Priority Press, 1981). 22 New York University School of Pedagogy Bulletin, 1900; New York University Archives. With the safety net of a large endowment, during the Depression years the Graduate School of Education resisted expansion. As circumstances became more dire, the program opted to curtail programs rather than shift mission.

First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.