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  • Subject is exactly "Addams, Jane, views on education"
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Addams spoke about the issues of education and immigration, arguing that Americans need to open their minds to the experiences of immigrants, and that play is an important component of education,
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Addams urges Blaine to support the candidacy of Ella Young as principal of the Normal School and talks about the situation at the Board of Education.
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Addams reports on selection of Ella Young and the activities of the Chicago Board of Education.
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Tilden demands that Addams take on the chairmanship of the School Management Committee.
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Addams speaks to the Chicago Normal School about the relationship between immigrant parents and their school-aged children.
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Addams discusses how child labor laws in Illinois have impacted children's access to education and the dangers of weakening it. This is a reprint of a speech given on December 16, 1905 at the Annual Meeting of the National Child Labor Committee
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A published version of a speech Adams delivered in February 1905, it is a discussion of the benefits of elective school boards, touching on practical education in public schools.
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Addams discusses the role of juvenile courts in encouraging good behavior among the poor and dependent.
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Addams criticizes public school teachers for not having a grasp of non-American history.
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Addams argues that government services let down the poor and the immigrants. This is a shortened version of the "Problems of Municipal Administration,"
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Addams discusses the experiences of Chicago probation officers and the profession of civil service.
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Addams asks Wallas about the Chicago School Board and the London School Board/Committee of the London County Council.
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Addams gave this speech at a public meeting held by the Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education, at Cooper Union, along with Henry Pritchett, Frank Vanderlip, Frederick Fish, Nicholas Murray Butler, Frank P. Sargent, and others. Addams' appeal, unlike the other speakers, identified with the plight of working people and argued that industrial education would better their lives.
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For a pamphlet published by the Peace Association of Friends, Addams argues against having rifle practice in public schools.
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Addams' lectures at the founding meeting of the National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education on November 16, 1906, at Cooper Union, commenting on the need for practical education that works in the modern world. The speech was published in January 1907.
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Addams sends Blaine a copy of a speech that Addams heard on education reform.
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Addams' speech to the students of the Parker School regarding the history of child labor.
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Woman's Journal summary of Addams' Mount Holyoke commencement speech covering women's empowerment, college training and morality. The speech was given on June 19, and published on June 29, 1907.
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Addams gave this speech at the first meeting of the Playground Association of America, held in Chicago, June 20, 1907. She spoke on the importance of play in the life of industrial and urban societies. The speech was published in August in Charities and the Commons.
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Addams' testimonial to the educational value of Carl Laemmle's movies, which are shown in Hull-House.
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Addams warns adults of some aspects of trade schools for boys. The speech was given at the first convention of the National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education on January 24, as part of a session entitled The Wage Earners' Benefit from Industrial Education.
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Addams expands on the cultural values taught in industrial education and training.
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An excerpt from Addams' March 22 speech at Faneuil Hall to the Boston Equal Suffrage Association and the Women's Trade Union League on the changes in women's work brought about by factory work.
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Addams' address to the Conference of Visiting Nurses discusses a program in Chicago that helps keep children in school.
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In Addams' speech before the National Conference of Charities and Correction, she forcefully argues for child labor reform as well as increased education. The speech, given on May 10 in Richmond, VA, was published in the proceedings.
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Schneider writes Addams regarding his ideas about the needs of the Detention School, noting that they disagree with hers and asking for a meeting to discuss their differences.
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Speaking to the National Education Association meeting, Addams discusses her thoughts on educating mentally, morally or physically "deficient" children.
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In this address, given to the Annual Meeting of the National Education Association in 1908, Addams speaks of the importance of education within the immigrant community and the role of teachers as bridges between the families of students and American society.
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Keeping her promise to McCormick, Addams sends her speech about playgrounds.
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At a meeting of the education department of the Chicago Woman's Club, Addams encourages the use of school health care workers and censuses.
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