High School Journal

The High School Journal is a professional journal covering education, teaching, learning and administration in the secondary school. Founded in 1918, The High School Journal is published bimonthly from October to May by the University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill, N.C. Madeline Grumet is the editor.

Articles from Vol. 82, No. 2, December

A Survey of School/College Partnerships for Minority and Disadvantaged Students
Until the 1950s colleges and universities had few concerns about attracting candidates. Institutes of postsecondary education were viewed as the domain of well prepared White affluent students. The school-college relationship of this period focused...
Campus Volunteer Day: Facilitating Interaction between College Students and At-Risk Youth
Introduction Rowena, a graduate student at Buffalo State College (BSC) who works on campus, recalls her participation in a meeting on the subject of enrollment. "I asked `Why don't we use the fact that we're an urban college? Five years ago, that...
Citizenship and Civic Education: Back on the Agenda for the Schools
Today, living seems more difficult and complex. It is easy to become frustrated and occasionally hostile because things seem to be so out of control. There is an increasing fear and skepticism that the government can effectively deal with our problems....
"Performing" Community Service Work: A Collaborative Model of Inquiry
Schools do not often make the local community architecture, its historical and cultural roots or its economic and political structures a focus of study. The community's storytellers, craftspersons, builders, day-care providers are not common visitors....
Preparing Urban Teachers for Schools and Communities: An Anti-Racist Perspective
In the current climate of increasing nativism and intolerance as reflected in recent anti-affirmative action and English-only initiatives, and increasing acts of racist violence,(1) we should anticipate that the racial divide will intensify in our...
Reflections in Some Unobtrusive Considerations in School/Business/ Community Collaboratives
There is certainly no dearth of literature and discussions on the subject of school/university/ community collaborations. In fact, over the last decade there has been a central focus on such collaboratives from numerous sectors of the society most...
What's Behind Work Education Reform?
By now, most educators have heard the argument that the United States is falling behind in the global marketplace because its educational system is not providing new workers with the skills they need. That students are lazy, incompetent, and have poor...