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By Kerry Alcorn

on the sunrise of the final century a shift in course emerged between schooling policy-makers in Saskatchewan. sooner than 1905, the territories that may develop into Saskatchewan and Alberta maintained a college method principally modelled after Ontario's British-inspired procedure. among 1905 and 1937 despite the fact that, the shared geography and tradition of the continental plains that span the border among the USA and Canada grew to become the first impression on schooling within the Canadian prairies.

In Border Crossings, Kerry Alcorn examines Saskatchewan's embody of the tradition of farmer insurrection and populist and innovative democratic concept that originated south of the border. He argues that subsequently Saskatchewan schooling constructed in resistance to japanese Canadian types, with schooling coverage makers - a few introduced in from the USA - consciously trying to their southern neighbours for course in constructing academic types. Alcorn's special portrait of college of Saskatchewan president Walter C. Murray and his "Wisconsin Idea," additional spotlight the effect of the north-south axis.

A problem to plain histories of Canadian schooling, Border Crossings encapsulates the advance of the which means, perform, and language of Saskatchewan schooling within the early 20th century.

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