Education in Rhode Island

Education in Rhode Island covers the public and private schools at all levels from the colonial era to the present.

University Hall (1770) at Brown University is one of the oldest academic buildings in the United States.[1]

History[edit]

Primary and secondary schools[edit]

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Colleges and universities[edit]

Rhode Island has several colleges and universities:

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See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • CARBONE, HECTOR RICHARD. ”THE HISTORY OF THE RHODE ISLAND INSTITUTE OF INSTRUCTION AND THE RHODE ISLAND NORMAL SCHOOL AS AGENCIES AND INSTITUTIONS OF TEACHER EDUCATION, 1845-1920″ (PhD dissertation, University of Connecticut; ProQuest Dissertations Publishing, 1971. 7129849).
  • Carroll, Charles. Public Education in Rhode Island (1918) online. Good scholarly history; 500pp.
  • Coleman, Katari. “The Montessori Method in America: Montessori Schools in New York and Rhode Island From 1910-1940.” (2011).online
  • Hall, Donald, ed. Encyclopedia of New England (2005)
  • House Fiscal Advisory. “Rhode Island Education Aid.” (State of Rhode Island General Assembly, 2011).online
  • Perlmann, Joel. “Who stayed in school? Social structure and academic achievement in the determination of enrollment patterns, Providence, Rhode Island, 1880-1925.” Journal of American History 72.3 (1985): 588-614. online
  • Perlmann, Joel. “Curriculum and tracking in the transformation of the American high school: Providence, RI 1880-1930.” Journal of Social History 19.1 (1985): 29-55. online
  • Perlmann, Joel. Ethnic differences: Schooling and social structure among the Irish, Italians, Jews, and Blacks in an American city, 1880-1935 (Cambridge University Press, 1988); major scholarly study of Providence, RI online
  • Preston, Jo Anne. ” ‘He lives as a Master’: Seventeenth-Century Masculinity, Gendered Teaching, and Careers of New England Schoolmasters.” History of Education Quarterly 43.3 (2003): 350-371. online.
  • Seitsinger, Anne M., et al. “State of Education in Rhode Island” (Providence: The National Center on Public Education and Social Policy, 2001). online
  • Stockwell, Thomas B. A history of public education in Rhode Island: From 1636 to 1876 (1876) online.
  • Tolman. William Howe. History of Higher Education in Rhode Island (1894) online good scholarly history, includes all levels of schooling; main focus is Brown University
  • WILKINSON, JOHN JOSEPH.  “A HISTORY OF STATE SUPPORTED PROGRAMS FOR VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN RHODE ISLAND AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE ON FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS (1872-1975)” (PhD dissertation,  University of Connecticut; ProQuest Dissertations Publishing,  1982. 8216417).

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