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Secondary Schools: A Reference Handbook
     

Secondary Schools: A Reference Handbook

by Leila E. Villaverde
 

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

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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

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"[P]resents a useful summary of the origins and history of secondary education in the United States, as well as a chronology of important events and issues from 1630 to present . . . a reasonably priced topical overview, and parents or undergraduates in teaching programs might welcome availability in the stacks." - American Reference Books Annual

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576079812
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/10/2003
Series:
Contemporary Education Issues Series
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author

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.

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