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    Philosophy of Horace Mann

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    Horace Mann served as an advocate regarding the social, political, and educational issues of his time including state control of public education, crime prevention, women's education and slavery. Please respond to the following:
    How might public schooling be regarded as "humanitarian reform" in that historical context?

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    Mann's educational crusading can be seen as "humanitarian reform" because of his belief that all children deserved quality schooling. By quality, he was interested in improving everything in the education system, from the textbooks that students used, to the buildings where ...

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