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Tyack, David B.

Overview
Works: 51 works in 208 publications in 3 languages and 11,854 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Educational films  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: LA212, 370.973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about David B Tyack
 
Most widely held works by David B Tyack
School : the story of American public education by Sheila Curran Bernard( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published to coincide with the PBS special on public education, this collection of writings by the nation's most renowned historians of education chronicles the story of America's grand experiment in public education
The one best system : a history of American urban education by David B Tyack( Book )

22 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu zuo zhe jiang ta de li shi guan zhi yu yi ge guang fan de zhan xin kuang jia zhi zhong, Ta jian shi le nei xie xing cheng mei guo jiao yu ti zhi zhi ji chu de zheng zhi he duo xing, Yi shi xing tai he quan li dou zheng. Ta yun yong ge zhong she hui shi jiao he fen xi fang fa, Wei du zhe chan ming le jiao yu cong xiang cun zhuan xiang cheng shi de si wei fang shi chao guo yi ge shi ji de bian ge li cheng
Tinkering toward utopia : a century of public school reform by David B Tyack( Book )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, David Tyack and Larry Cuban explore some basic questions about the nature of educational reform. Why have Americans come to believe that schooling has regressed? Have educational reforms occurred in cycles, and if so, why? Why has it been so difficult to change the basic institutional patterns of schooling? What actually happened when reformers tried to "reinvent" schooling? Tyack and Cuban argue that the ahistorical nature of most current reform proposals magnifies defects and understates the difficulty of changing the system. Policy talk has alternated between lamentation and overconfidence. The authors suggest that reformers today need to focus on ways to help teachers improve instruction from the inside out instead of decreeing change by remote control, and that reformers must also keep in mind the democratic purposes that guide public education
Turning points in American educational history by David B Tyack( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in English and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeking common ground : public schools in a diverse society by David B Tyack( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: The American republic will survive only if its citizens are educated--this was an article of faith of its founders. But seeking common civic ground in public schools has never been easy in a society where schoolchildren followed different religions, adhered to different cultural traditions, spoke many languages, and were identified as members of different "races." In this wise and enlightening book, filled with vivid characters and memorable incidents that make history but don't always make history books, David Tyack describes how each American generation grappled with the knotty task of creating political unity and social diversity. Seeking Common Ground illuminates puzzles about democracy in education and chronic conflicts that continue to make news. Americans mistrusted government, yet they entrusted the civic education of their children to public schools. American history textbooks were notoriously dull, but they were also highly controversial. Although the people liked local control of schools, educational experts called it "democracy gone to seed" and campaigned to "take the schools out of politics." Reformers argued about whether it was more democratic to teach all students the same subjects or to tailor curriculum to individuals. And what was the best way to "Americanize" immigrants, asked educators: by forced-fed assimilation or by honoring their ethnic heritages? With a broad perspective and an eye for telling detail, Tyack lets us see that debates about the civic purposes of schools are an essential part of a democratic culture, and integral to its future
Learning together : a history of coeducation in American schools by David B Tyack( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive history of gender policies and practices in American schools ; explores the factors that have shaped coeducation in America
Managers of virtue : public school leadership in America, 1820-1980 by David B Tyack( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public schools in hard times : the Great Depression and recent years by David B Tyack( Book )

10 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Law and the shaping of public education, 1785-1954 by David B Tyack( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Ticknor and the Boston Brahmins by David B Tyack( Book )

13 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical note: TyackDavid: David Tyack is Vida Jacks Professor of Education and Professor of History Emeritus, Stanford University
Work, youth, and schooling : historical perspectives on vocationalism in American education( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dream deferred : a golden age for women school administrators by Elisabeth Hansot( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite contrary predictions, men have retained their near-monopoly of top positions in educational administration and have even replaced women where they had gained a toehold, as in elementary principalships. The pattern in education follows that in many complex white-collar organizations; horizontal and vertical segregation of male and female jobs systematically limits opportunities for women, with the result that women form the bulk of the work force and men serve as bosses. This situation can be explained by the character of organizations and their shaping of the behavior of members and by male hegemony in society as a whole. In school administration, men are most likely to be found in positions with the greatest power, pay, and prestige and in jobs requiring supervision of other males. As teaching principalships declined in elementary schools, for example, and became full-time administrative positions, the percentage of women principals declined markedly. Current educational retrenchment bodes ill for prospective women administrators. Males will probably hold on to their present positions and new openings will be more restricted. Bringing about lasting change will require persistent effort at the individual, organizational, and broader social levels. (Author/WD)
Women and men in the schools : a history of the sexual structuring of educational employment by David B Tyack( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In examining the sexual structuring of employment in public education from 1840 to 1980, the following social phenomenon are discussed: (1) socially accepted attitudes on the role of women in the early part of the nineteenth century; (2) the structure of schooling and cultural emphasis upon the "natural" abilities of women to instruct young children; (3) the emergence of male teachers, the reasons they were attracted to teaching, and the reasons they tended to move from teaching to either school administration or other careers; (4) the gradual shift from rural to urban schooling and its impact upon the roles of men and women in the schools; (5) the rationale for paying men teachers more than women teachers; (6) the organization of the school systems and the resemblance of these systems to concurrently rising industrial structures; (7) the impact of the patriarchal society of mid-nineteenth century American thinking and the resulting assumption that women teachers would follow the lead of male supervisors; (8) the differences in life style and behavior patterns imposed by society upon men and women; (9) the impact of World War ii on opportunities for both sexes; (10) how shifting cultural values have changed role patterns for both sexes; and (11) the rise of teacher organizations and unions and how they are changing the power structure in education. (Jd)
Toward a social history of law and public education by David B Tyack( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This exploratory essay suggests the contours of a social history of law and public education. The essay departs from two traditional approaches to educational law: the study of landmark cases, and textbooks that delimit legally approved practice. Instead the changing dialectic between statutory and court-decided law is analyzed, stressing how Americans used the legal system in different periods to accomplish different purposes. Then the essay explores how school promoters and educational professionals used legislation to establish and standardize schools, how interest groups employed law to assert normative dominance for their own values, and how people used the courts to challenge established practices or to resolve conflicts. Quantitative pilot studies are used to describe and explain changing patterns of litigation. Finally, an appraisal is made of recent attempts to use legislation and court action to promote social justice for neglected groups. (Author/MLF)
Nobody knows: Black Americans in the twentieth century by David B Tyack( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

School. the story of American Public Education( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part documentary on the history of public education in the United States. Part 3: This program shows how impressive gains in education masked profound inequalities: seventeen states had segregated schools. Beginning with the 1950s, this program examines the issues that prompted such milestones as Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954), the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title IV, and the Americans with Disabilities Act
School. the story of American Public Education( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part documentary on the history of public education in the United States. Part 2: By 1900, 6% of America's children were graduating from high school; by 1945, 51% graduated. This program recalls how massive immigration, child labor laws and the explosive growth of cities fueled school attendance and transformed public education. Also explored are the impact of John Dewey's progressive ideas as well as the development of controversial IQ tests and educational tracking through the efforts of Arthur Bester and Lewis Terman
School. the story of American public education( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part documentary on the history of public education in the United States. Part 4: in 1983, the Reagan Administration's report, A Nation at Risk, shattered public confidence in America's school system and sparked a new wave of education reform -- all with the goal of tough new academic standards. This program explores such educational innovations as vouchers, charter schools, home schooling and privatization as challenges to the historical concept of a common school
School, the story of American public education( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part documentary on the history of public education in the United States. Part 1: This program profiles the passionate crusade launched by Thomas Jefferson and continued by Noah Webster, Horace Mann and others to create a common system of tax-supported schools that would mix people of different backgrounds and reinforce the bonds of democracy in the new nation. But this noble experiment was opposed from the start by racial prejudice and fears of taxation
The Common school : 1770-1890( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part documentary on the history of public education in the United States. Part 1: This program profiles the passionate crusade launched by Thomas Jerrerson and continued by Noah Webster, Horance Mann and others to create a common system of tax-supported schools that would mix people of different backgrounds and reinforce the bonds of democracy in the new nation. But this noble experiment was opposed from the start by racial prejudice and fears of taxation
 
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School : the story of American public education
Alternative Names
David Tyack Amerikaans historicus (1930-2016)

David Tyack Historian of education

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Tyack, David Bruce 1930-

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English (162)

Spanish (5)

Chinese (2)

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The one best system : a history of American urban educationTinkering toward utopia : a century of public school reformSeeking common ground : public schools in a diverse societyManagers of virtue : public school leadership in America, 1820-1980Public schools in hard times : the Great Depression and recent yearsLaw and the shaping of public education, 1785-1954Work, youth, and schooling : historical perspectives on vocationalism in American education