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Educating Women: 2

  Secondary Education: a middle class preoccupation? Some historians have argued that the improvement in girls’ schooling was consonant with a more general attempt at reforming secondary education and owed more to the attention of government through such bodies as … Continue reading

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Educating Women: 1

  The education of women and girls had been an issue in England since the 1790s[1]. The foundation of new educational opportunities for women was one of the major areas of feminist activity that emerged at this time. Women saw … Continue reading

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