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

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

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • List of Tables ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Preface xiii
  • 1 - The Origins of Secondary Education 1
  • 2 - Grammar Schools, Colleges, and Academies in Early America 11
  • 3 - The Nineteenth-Century Liberal Arts College 27
  • 4 - The People's College 41
  • 5 - State Systems of Secondary Education 53
  • 6 - Midwestern Democracy 65
  • 7 - Between Town and Gown: the High School in Wisconsin 79
  • 8 - Growing Pains 93
  • 9 - The Committee of Ten 107
  • 10 - From Manual to Vocational Education 117
  • 11 - The Legacy of Vocational Education 131
  • 12 - Toward the Comprehensive High School 141
  • 13 - The High School Under Siege 157
  • 14 - The High School in Search of Itself 171
  • 15 - End of an Era 187
  • 16 - From the Twentieth to the Twenty-First Century 201
  • Notes 215
  • Index 249
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