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  • Subject is exactly "education reform"
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Pettit writes to Addams about her trip to the Kentucky mountains to visit the mountain schools.
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Gompers writes regarding the American education system and its attitude towards children and labor. He requests that Addams send him any information relevant to the issue.
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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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Excerpts from Addams' speech on educational opportunities wasted due to discrimination against immigrants.
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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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Kelley discusses a plan to keep children in school until the age of fourteen, and news of her children's summer plans.
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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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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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Lindsey asks Addams for a copy of a report, and talks about other School Board topics.
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Armstrong writes to Addams about the differences between gender segregated and non-segregated classes and how women and men teach these classes differently.
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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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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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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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Addams sends Blaine a copy of a speech that Addams heard on education reform.
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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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Reisner asks Richards' opinion on the Dolliver-Davis Bill, which seeks to provide for agricultural and industrial training schools.
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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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Addams explains the Progressive Party's approach to child labor and legislation.
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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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A list of the the members of the Child Welfare Committee of the Progressive Party.
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McCarthy sends Addams information (not found) about a bill related to the use of schoolhouses.
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Prosser explains his position on vocational education and his issues with Edwin Cooley's education bill.
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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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Doty sends Addams a proposed plan for the National Progressive Party Bureau of Education and asks for feedback.
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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 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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Murtland asks Addams for constructive criticism of the work and plans of the National Society of Vocational Education.
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Addams speaks about women college graduates and their role in public reform.
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