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A history of education in Stockton-on-Tees with particular reference to technical education

@inproceedings{Henigan1964AHO,
  title={A history of education in Stockton-on-Tees with particular reference to technical education},
  author={H. P. Henigan},
  year={1964}
}
The early Science and Art classes in Stockton did no practical work other than drawing and the two Mechanics’ Institutes were comparatively unimportant. Rapid expansion of the iron industry caused an influx of workers and their children so that the school board was initially fully occupied in providing elementary education. It was not until 1896, after much local controversy, that the Higher Grade School was opened – financed by grants from the Education Department, the Science and Art… 
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Mechanics' institutes in Northumberland and Durham 1824-1902
Except for Hudson's major work which explored developments in the first half of the nineteenth century, and more recently the research undertaken by Tylecote and Kelly, most surveys of the Mechanics'

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