Historical Dictionary of Women's Education in the United States
Note that this is in the Reference section and Floor 2 and cannot be taken from the library.
The Social History of American Education
Chapter 12: Vocationalism for Home and Work: Women's Education in the United States 1880-1930
History of Immigrant Female Students in Chicago Public Schools, 1900--1950
This link leads to a citation for a doctoral dissertation completed at the Univerity of Illinois/Urbana. To the right of the screen, you will see a link to the "Full Text-PDF". This is over 200 pages, so you won't want to print the whole dissertation. Look at the table of contents starting on page vii. There is a great deal of background information as well as chapters devoted to specific ethnic groups.