Horace's School: Redesigning the American High School
Since the late 1970s, Theodore Sizer has studied and worked among hundreds of American high schools. His research was first published in 1984 in Horace's Compromise, and since then, the scope ofally. Sizer now proposes a process of redesign which respects the best of the rich traditions of secondary schooling while doing far more to educate our youth.
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HORACE'S SCHOOL: Redesigning the American High SchoolUser Review - Kirkus
A portrait of what an ideal American high school might be like, as envisioned by respected educator Sizer (Education/Brown Univ.). Sizer's earlier Horace's Compromise (1984) was based on intimate ... Read full review
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Sizer is without question one of the most interesting current thinkers on educational reform. His Horace's Compromise ( LJ 2/15/84), a landmark study of 80 high schools nationwide, stimulated ... Read full review
Putting It Right
Performance from Memory
Knowledge in Use
Exercises for an Early College
Policy and Power
Will Horace Get His School?
Appendix A The Coalition of Essential Schools and
Appendix B A Budget and Schedule for Franklin