Schools Inquiry Commission


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politics Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
BLSB wrote to the Education Commission on the need to reform the education of women and girls of the middle class.
Herstein, Sheila R. A Mid-Victorian Feminist: Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon. Yale University Press, 1985.
politics Emily Davies
ED and Frances Mary Buss gave evidence before the Schools Inquiry Commission , ensuring that girls' education would figure in its influential report.
Stephen, Barbara. Emily Davies and Girton College. Constable, 1927.
politics Emily Davies
ED worked hard to get female education on the public and state agenda through the work of the Taunton or Schools Inquiry Commission . The Commission's mandate to consider middle-class education did not exclude girls...
Textual Production Emily Davies
The book was released as the Schools Inquiry Commission was deliberating on its findings.
Stephen, Barbara. Emily Davies and Girton College. Constable, 1927.
It was reissued by Cambridge University Press in 2010, online and in print-on-demand format.
Davies, Emily. The Higher Education of Women. Howarth, JanetEditor , Cambridge University Press, 2010.


The report of the Schools Inquiry or Taunton Commission supported the view of Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon , Emily Davies , and others that girls' education required reform.