Horace's Compromise: The Dilemma of the American High School

Horace's Compromise: The Dilemma of the American High School

by Theodore R. Sizer
     
 

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First published in 1984, this best-selling classic is Theodore Sizer's eloquent call to arms for school reform. In a new preface, Sizer addresses the encouraging movements afoot today for better schools, smaller classes, and fully educated students. Yet, while much has changed for the better in the classroom, much remains the same: rushed classes, mindless

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First published in 1984, this best-selling classic is Theodore Sizer's eloquent call to arms for school reform. In a new preface, Sizer addresses the encouraging movements afoot today for better schools, smaller classes, and fully educated students. Yet, while much has changed for the better in the classroom, much remains the same: rushed classes, mindless tests, overworked teachers. Sizer's insistence that we do more than just compromise for our children's educational futures resonates just as strongly today as it did two decades ago.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618516063
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
955,284
Product dimensions:
(w) x (h) x 0.62(d)

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Theordore R. Sizer, University Professor Emeritus at Brown Universtiy, is the chairman of the coalition of Essential Schools. He lives in Harvard, Massachusetts.

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