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  • Subject is exactly "education reform"
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A list of the the members of the Child Welfare Committee of the Progressive Party.
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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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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 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 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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