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Schools and Schooling after 1872

R. D. Anderson

in Education and the Scottish People 1750–1918

Published in print August 1995 | ISBN: 9780198205159
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191676529 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205159.003.0009
Schools and Schooling after 1872

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After 1872, school boards extended their control and compulsory attendance was enforced. The abolition of fees in 1890 was significant and school boards now found themselves as the main providers of education in their areas. This chapter describes building schools and reorganization, survivals and social differentiation, enforcing attendance and attendance statistics.

Keywords: school boards; abolition of fees; building schools; attendance; attendance statistics

Chapter.  6384 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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