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Ella Flagg Young Elementary School
View this biography of Ella Flagg Young
Do you know what Ella Flagg Young did to earn having a school named after her? Neither
did we, but check out these links:
- Ella Flagg Young, first female superintendent of a major city school system
- History of Ella Flagg Young
- University of Chicago study highlights Ella Flagg Young
- An Educational Imagination and Page 2 -- handouts from a talk given about Ella Flagg Young by Dr. Connie Goddard
- Action and Reaction of Theory and Practice equals Life and Vigor Pulsing through the School -- handouts from a talk given about Ella Flagg Young by Dr. Connie Goddard to the History of Education Society in Baltimore, MD, October 2005.
Upon her death in 1919, Jane Addams wrote of Young, "She had more general intelligence and character than any other woman I knew."
Why didn't they tell us these things?