Education: Ends and Means (Lynchburg College Symposium Readings) (Volume 9)
- Publish Date: 1997-01-06
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Julius A. Sigler
In American society, the ends and means of education have been debated vigorously throughout its history. Most Americans enthusiastically and eagerly supported the development of public education in the mid-19th century. They perceived it to be a positive force for mobility and democracy. While some complained that too much Obook learningO was a waste of time, most Americans were delighted with the developments of the American educational system which appeared to be a foundation for our political system.