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Education and Schooling

Education and Schooling

Author: Sadie Pendaz

This lesson will define and differentiate between education and schooling.

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Terms to Know

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.


A system of formal educational instruction.