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The death of the comprehensive high school? : historical, contemporary, and comparative perspectives

Author: Barry M Franklin; Gary McCulloch
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Series: Secondary education in a changing world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This groundbreaking volume considers the ultimate fate of the comprehensive high school as we enterthe twenty-first century. Contributors consider whether the question of the high school's seeming demise is exaggerated and why it is experiencing the many problems that it does. Essays focus on the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barry M Franklin; Gary McCulloch
ISBN: 1403977690 9781403977694 9780230338463 0230338461
OCLC Number: 137325113
Description: pages cm.
Contents: The Death of the Comprehensive High School? Historical, Contemporary, and Comparative Perspectives; B.M.Franklin & G.McCulloch PART ONE: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES Custodialism and Career Preparation in a Comprehensive High School, 1929-1942; S.G.Terzian Education for All American Youth (1944): A Failed Attempt to Extend the Comprehensive High School; W.J.Urban The Comprehensive High School, Enrollment Expansion, and Inequality: The United States in the Post-War Era; J.L.Rury PART TWO: CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES Death to the Comprehensive High School and Life to Small School Reform: Advocating for Critical Care in Small Schools of Color; R.Antrop-Gonzalez & A.De Jesus Soul Making in the Comprehensive High School: The Legacies of Frederick Wiseman's High School and High School II; J.R.Rosario The End of the Comprehensive High School? African American Support for Private School Vouchers; T.C.Pedroni PART THREE: COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES The Formation of Comprehensive Education: Scandinavian Variations; S.Wiborg Missing, Presumed Dead? What Happened to the Comprehensive School in England and Wales; D.Crook The Comprehensive Ideal in New Zealand: Challenge and Prospects; G.Lee, H.Lee & R.Openshaw 'My Parents Came Here with Nothing and They Wanted Us to Achieve': Italian Australians and School Success; P.Miller
Series Title: Secondary education in a changing world.
Responsibility: Barry M. Franklin and Gary McCulloch, editors.
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