America 1940-1949: Education Research Article from American Decades

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1901-1983
Educator, President of the National Education Association

Early Activities.

In 1925 Mabel Studebaker became a teacher in the Erie, Pennsylvania, public-school system, where she taught science at various levels for many years. During this time she gradually became active in local, state, and national teaching organizations. She eventually became a champion for the rights of educators, whom she felt were underpaid and overworked. She wrote many articles for various publications about the general need for improvement of educational standards in the United States. She felt that teachers needed to unite nationally in order to improve conditions and standardize salaries. She believed that improved conditions for teachers would have a beneficial effect upon democracy in general.

Tour of the United Kingdom.

In the fall of 1945 Studebaker was asked by the British government to visit eighty-five primary schools in Great Britain in order to encourage greater understanding between...

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