W.S. Education for women

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  • W.S and Education
    • Unit 8
    • LAWS:
      • Forster's Act (1870)
        • Sufficient amount of elementary public schools for ALL children in every school district
        • Grants available for those of poorer families
      • Mundella's Act (1880)
        • Compulsory for ALL children between 5-10 (1880) to attend school for FREE (1881)
      • Balfour's Act (1902)
        • Set up 328 county council education authorities to REPLACE school boards
          • Large enough to build and maintain elementary AND secondary schools
        • 1907 - 25% of place to secondary school were FREE to clever, poor children
          • Allowed the poorest children to reach their full potential
      • Fisher's Act (1918)
        • Raised the school leaving age to 13
    • FRANCES BUSS
      • Improve education of GIRLS OF LOWER CLASSES
      • Faced humiliation to seek financial aid
      • North London Collegiate School for Ladies & Camden School
        • ENDOWED Schools = Scholarships or reduced fees to clever girls of poor families
      • 1863: Helped to campaign to allow girls to sit exams (granted unofficially
        • 1867: ALL exams officially OPEN TO GIRLS
    • DOROTHEA BEALE
      • Improved education of privileged girls
      • Cheltenham = private boarding school
        • Catered for the socially elite in society
        • Accommodated for 1000 girls and had an INTERNATIONAL reputation
      • Headmistress for 48 years
      • EXPANDED the curriculum for girls
        • Preserve modesty but 'cultivate a girls' intellectual powers'

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