The Bright Boys: A History of Townsend Harris High School

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THE BRIGHT BOYS

A History of Townsend Harris High School

EILEEN F. LEBOW

Contributions to the Study of Education, Number 80

GREENWOOD PRESS

Westport, Connecticut • London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgements ix
  • 1 - A Look Back 1
  • 2 - Sub-Freshman Moves Up 10
  • 3 - Students and Theories 22
  • 4 - Change of Identity 33
  • 5 - Harris Observed 43
  • 6 - Perpendicular Learning 62
  • 7 - Educators’ Dilemma 73
  • 8 - Ferment and Agitation 77
  • 9 - Clouds over 23rd and Lexington 92
  • 10 - Troubles Abound 105
  • 11 - Sam’s Boys 114
  • 12 - A State of “chasis” 121
  • 13 - Beginning of the End 134
  • 14 - To Plan or Not to Plan 147
  • 15 - Waiting It out 164
  • 16 - Fatal Spring 176
  • 17 - Ave Atque Vale 194
  • Bibliography 211
  • Index 217
  • About the Author 228
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