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  • Subject is exactly "education reform"
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Dewey sends an invitation to Carnegie, Addams and others to join the National Council of the Committee on National Aid to Education.
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Schwartz tells Addams about his work with citizenship classes in Chicago public schools and commends her for her neutral political stance.
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Cumberson regrets being unable to attend the Peace Conference in the city but has been encouraging people to write the President about the impending war and informs Addams that her physical education bill has been met with support.
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Karsten sends Giffin materials on military training in schools as requested.
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Addams speaks about women college graduates and their role in public reform.
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Addams offers a counter narrative to the idea that the U.S. government should limit immigration, arguing that immigrants provide benefits to society and are deserving of protections under the law. This is the fifth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's role to affect change.
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Addams offers a counter narrative to the idea that the U.S. government should limit immigration, arguing that immigrants provide benefits to society and are deserving of protections under the law.
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Addams explains the Progressive Party's approach to child labor and legislation.
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Murtland asks Addams for constructive criticism of the work and plans of the National Society of Vocational Education.
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Excerpts from Addams' speech on educational opportunities wasted due to discrimination against immigrants.
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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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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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A list of the the members of the Child Welfare Committee of the Progressive Party.
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The proposed plan to create an organizational structure and agenda for the Progressive Party's work in education.
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Doty sends Addams a proposed plan for the National Progressive Party Bureau of Education and asks for feedback.
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Prosser asks Addams for advice in selecting a woman to work for the National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education.
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Merriam asks Addams to review a plan (not found) for the establishment of the National Extension School of Ethics and Politics.
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Prosser explains his position on vocational education and his issues with Edwin Cooley's education bill.
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McCarthy sends Addams information (not found) about a bill related to the use of schoolhouses.
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Reisner asks Richards' opinion on the Dolliver-Davis Bill, which seeks to provide for agricultural and industrial training schools.
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Addams discusses the importance of manual training to the education of immigrant children, using examples from Hull-House and the labor museum.
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Addams sends Blaine a copy of a speech that Addams heard on education reform.
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Jones asks Addams to give a lecture at her convenience and updates her on a high school.
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Lindsey asks Addams for a copy of a report, and talks about other School Board topics.
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Haley wishes to imbue to Addams that she is passionate about the plight of the public school and that she wishes to do everything she can to save this last piece of democracy she sees.
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Addams comments about child labor, pointing out the difference between the educational opportunities child workers had a generation ago versus those working in factories in 1903.
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Pettit writes to Addams about her trip to the Kentucky mountains to visit the mountain schools.
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Robins commits $20,000 of her father's fortune to helping remedy the issue of public schools.
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Robins commits $20,000 of her father's fortune to helping remedy the issue of public schools.
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Sidwell writes to Addams concerning her house, worth $3,000, being placed into her will under Addams' name, asking that the money used to help girls receive a college education.
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