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The Twentieth Century

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/9780198205159.003.0012
The Twentieth Century

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The intensity of educational development after 1900 and the placing of the school within a broader framework of social welfare made school boards look increasingly obsolete. This chapter discusses the abortive bills and the 1908 Act, from 1908 to the First World War, and the 1918 Education Act.

Keywords: abortive bills; 1908 Act; First World War; 1918 Education Act

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Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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