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Title:
Secondary schools : a reference handbook
Author:
Villaverde, Leila E.
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Publication Information:
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xiii, 255 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction and history -- Chronology -- Curriculum in secondary schools -- Urban, suburban, and rural secondary schools -- The standardization of secondary education -- The commercialization of secondary education -- Organizations, associations, and government agencies -- Selected print and nonprint resources.
ISBN:
9781576079812

9781576079829
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Book

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Summary

Summary

A broad survey of secondary schools, their historical origins, and present-day goals, intentions, and practices in educating adolescents.

* Chronology focuses on the historical foundations of the contemporary conceptualizations of secondary education

* Bibliography includes legislation and policy that pertain to the construction and improvement of secondary schools


Author Notes

Leila E. Villaverde is assistant professor of cultural foundations in the Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations Department at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC.