Welland Ontario’s Springfield Plan: Post-War Canadian Citizenship Training, American Style?

@article{Frager2017WellandOS,
  title={Welland Ontario’s Springfield Plan: Post-War Canadian Citizenship Training, American Style?},
  author={R. Frager and Ruth A. Carmela Patrias},
  journal={Histoire sociale/Social history},
  year={2017},
  volume={50},
  pages={113 - 139}
}
Abstract: After World War II, minority activists and their Anglo-Canadian allies convinced the Ontario Ministry of Education to bring the Springfield Plan to Welland, Ontario, as a pilot project to combat racist and religious prejudice through the public school system. Pioneered in Springfield, Massachusetts, the Plan taught children the importance of tolerance by stressing that minority groups had made important contributions to the local community, the nation, and the world beyond. In Welland… Expand
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