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Ragged University is inspired by common histories of free education, in particular those of the Ragged Schools.  Here you can find various accounts of these histories…

  • Leo Tolstoy
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    Great Educator: Leo Tolstoy 1828 to 1910
    28th February 2014
    History
    "I put men to death in war, I fought duels to slay others. I...
  • Don Lorenzo Milani portrait
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    Great Educator: Don Lorenzo Milani 1923 to 1967
    16th June 2015
    History
    Don Lorenzo Milani was an educator of the poor who developed methods of critical...
  • ThomasHenryHuxley
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    Great Educator: Thomas Henry Huxley 1825 to 1895
    21st May 2011
    History
    Thomas Henry Huxley's research was so impressive that in 1851 he was elected a...
  • High Street Town Hall
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    Recollections of John Pounds: Feeding the Children by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    18th April 2018
    John Pounds
    On my way back to my lodgings in High Street, I had to pass...
  • John pounds picture
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    Recollections of John Pounds: Let’s give John Pounds a Gift by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    18th January 2019
    John Pounds
    One bitterly cold night in December, an esteemed member of my Flock, Mr Frank...
  • ragged school
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    Education History: A Brief History of Ragged Schools
    8th August 2012
    About Ragged, History, Project
    Ragged schools is a name commonly given after about 1840 to the many independently...

 


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