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The Once and Future School: Three Hundred and Fifty Years of American Secondary Education

The Once and Future School: Three Hundred and Fifty Years of American Secondary Education (Paperback)

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Jurgen Herbst traces the debates, discussions, pronouncements and reports through which Americans have sought to clarify their conceptions of the goals and purposes of education beyond the common school. The Once and Future School argues that to make sense of the current trials of secondary educational system and to maintain any sense of direction and vision for its future, we need a clear understanding of its path in the past and of its setting in a multi-national world. From their beginnings in colonial America to the present day, Jurgen Herbst traces the debates, discussions, pronouncements and reports through which Americans have sought to hammer out and clarify their conceptions of the goals and purposes of education beyond the common school.

EducationEducation TheoryOrganization & management of educationEducationEducation TheoryPhilosophy & theory of educationEducationEducation TheorySchoolsPrimary & middle schoolsEducationEducation TheorySchoolsSecondary schools Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 12/11/1996 ISBN-13: 9780415911948  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Jurgen Herbst is Professor Emeritus of Educational Policy Studies and of History at University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has served as president of the American History of Education Society and of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education. His most recent book is And Sadly Teach, a history of teacher education in the United States.

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