Stories of the Eight-Year Study: Reexamining Secondary Education in America
Presenting the first complete history of the Progressive Education Association’s Eight-Year Study, which took place during the 1930s and the 1940s, this book corrects common misinterpretations of one of the most important educational experiments of the twentieth century and explores the study’s value for reexamining secondary education in America today.
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The Veneer of College Admissions
From Tests and Measurementto Appraisal and Evaluation
4 Guidance Human Relations and the Study of Adolescents
A Dilemma of Progressive Education
Rethinking Curriculum and Instruction
Democracy as a Way of Life
Teacher Workshops as Personaland Professional Growth
Appendix A The Thirty Schools of the Commission on the Relation of School and College
Appendix B Testing Bureaus and Projects Related to the Aikin Commission
Appendix C Excerpt from a ComprehensiveStudent Record
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