Much of the thinking in this section is derived from
S. A. Waddock, ( 1992a), "The
Business Role in School Reform: From Feeling Good to System Change," International
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T. Kolderie ( 1987), "Education That Works: The Right Role for Business," Harvard Business Review 65( 5): 56-62.
P. M. Timpane and
L. M. McNeill ( 1991). Business Impact on Education and
Child Development Reform ( New York: Committee for Economic Development).
To simplify exposition, the term "businesses" will be used to represent any
employer or institution that might serve in the capacities.
L. A. Cremin ( 1990). Popular Education and Its Discontents ( New York: Harper & Row).
Cremin ( 1990); and also his ( 1988), American Education: The Metropolitan
Experience, 1876-1980 ( New York. Harper & Row).
R. B. Reich ( 1991a), The Work of Nations: Preparing Ourselves for Twenty-
first Century Capitalism ( New York: Alfred A. Knopf).
S. M. Davis and
W. H. Davidson ( 1991), 2020 Vision: Transform Your Business
Today to Succeed in Tomorrow's Economy ( New York: Simon & Schuster).
S. Zuboff ( 1988), In the Age of the Smart Machine: The Future of Work and Power
( New York: Basic Books).
L. E. Preston and
J. E. Post ( 1975), Private Management and Public Policy: The
Principle of Public Responsibility ( Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall).
There are numerous studies of this, including National Center for Educational
Statistics ( 1983), "High School and Beyond: 1980 Senior Cohort First Follow-up," Data
File User's Manual, Washington, D.C.; R. H. Meyer and
D. A. Wise ( 1982), "High School
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J. G. Bachman ( 1973), The Transition from High School to Work ( Institute
for Social Research. Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press); all cited in J. E. Rosenbaum
T. Kariya ( 1989), "From High School to Work: Market and Institutional
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W. B. Johnston and
A. H. Packer ( 1987), Workforce 2000: Work and Workers for
the Twenty-first Century ( Indianapolis, IN: Hudson Institute).
National Center on Education and the
Economy's Commission on the Skills of
the American Workforce ( 1990), America's Choice: High, Skill or Low Wages! ( Rochester, NY: National Center on Education and the Economy).
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Living: A Blueprint for High Performance, A SCANS Report for America 2000. Issued
by the U.S. Department of Labor.
A. Bernstein ( 1992), "This is the Missing Link Between Business and Schools," Business Week April 20: 42-43.