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Education and Schooling

Education and Schooling

Author: Paul Hannan

This lesson will define and differentiate between education and schooling.

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Terms to Know
  • Education

    A social institution that transmits skills, knowledge, cultural norms, and the basic facts important to a society.

  • Equal Opportunity

    A principle advocating for the equality of life chances.

  • John Dewey

    American philosopher whose ideas were influential in education reform.

  • Mandatory Education Laws

    American education laws requiring that children attend school until the age of sixteen or through the eighth grade.

  • Progressive Education

    The idea that schools should make an effort so that education is relevant to people's lives.

  • Schooling

    A system of formal educational instruction.