History of Adult Education in California

By clicking on the link below, you can read a book about the history of adult education in California.  Read the section on the Great Depression.  The state tried to close adult schools in the early Depression years, using exactly the same arguments you are hearing now.  Adult education has been in existence continuously since the mid 19th Century.  We had adult education before we had public high schools.

Here’s the link:

http://www.caadultedhistory.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=book

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One Response

  1. A remarkable site. Thank you for the resource.

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