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Parker, Francis W. (Francis Wayland), 1837-1902

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Educator and teacher. From the description of Papers, 1857-1904 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52247000 Francis W. Parker [1837-1902], leading American educator, was called by John Dewey "more than any other person... the father of the progressive education movement." His teaching career, begun ca. 1857 was interrupted by the Civil War; by the end of the war Parker had attained the rank of lieutenant colonel and for the remaind...