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Scholarship and Fellowship

  • Hugh Hawkins
Part of the Leaders in Educational Studies book series (LES, volume 3)

Abstract

Like most middle-class families, mine valued education. We respected and admired our teachers in the Kansas and Oklahoma railroad towns where I grew up. All four of my older siblings went to college, and although the family lacked today’s intense concern, there was much talk about college life. My father, a railroad dispatcher, had gone to work after the seventh grade, but he solemnly told me to get all the education I could: “It’s the one thing they can never take away from you.” My mother had graduated from Washburn Academy in Topeka and took pride in saying that with a little summer tutoring, she could have enrolled in Washburn College as a sophomore. Instead, she married my father.

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Academic Freedom Intellectual History American High Education Education Society Harvard Educational Review 
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