Building a public school community 1860–1910

@article{Whyte2003BuildingAP,
  title={Building a public school community 1860–1910},
  author={William Foote Whyte},
  journal={History of Education},
  year={2003},
  volume={32},
  pages={601 - 626}
}
  • W. Whyte
  • Published 1 November 2003
  • Education
  • History of Education
‘As the number of schools which now rank as “public schools” has been much increased’, complained a Charterhouse classics master in 1906, ‘so the competition between them has naturally much increased also, and it has far too often taken the form of expenditure on buildings and the like’. By then, this observation was a truth almost universally acknowledged. In the second half of the nineteenth century there was a huge expansion in the provision of fee-paying education. This was accompanied by… 
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