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Unpublished Paper
World War II and Its Impact on Education
  • Samuel J. Smith
A cost rarely considered in the study of war is its impact on education.  Government budgets shift funding from schools to armies.  Parents and teachers go off to war or modify their own activities to support the cause.  Older students prepare to fight while younger ones are evacuated or kept safe at home.  Educational experiences are certainly different for students in war-torn countries than for those in countries far from battle.  Nevertheless, war impacts education in a number of ways, and there are many examples of how World War II certainly did this.       
  • History of Education,
  • World War II
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Samuel J. Smith. "World War II and Its Impact on Education" (2019)
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