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The Making of an American High School : The Credentials Market and the Central High School of Philadelphia, 1838-1939 - David F. Labaree
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How have the educational goals of American public high schools changed over time? What can the experiences of one secondary school tell us about the problems they all face today? This book provides an analytical history of the origins and development of Central High School, the first high school in Philadelphia and a model for many subsequent institutions. Using Central as a case study, David F. Labaree argues that the American public high school can be viewed as the product of both democratic politics and capitalist markets: although it was originally intended to produce informed citizens for the new republic, the high school, with its meritocratic emphasis, instead became a vehicle for conferring status on the select group that was educated there. The struggle between these two goals--one leading to political equality and the other reinforcing economic inequality--has characterized its history ever since, says Labaree. According to Labaree, Central was founded as a selective middle-class school with broad moral and political aims. However, the school's success in providing advantages for its graduates led, during the 1880s, to growing public demand for secondary education. The resulting rapid expansion of Centrals' enrollment and the establishment of other public high schools eventually undermined the selectivity that had made its credentials so valuable and enabled it to flourish. This in turn spurred the school to protect its credentials by introducing tracking, with a ne 19th century,20th century,americas,education,education and reference,education and reference,history,modern (16th-21st centuries),politics and social sciences,schools and teaching Schools & Teaching, Yale University Press

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[EAN: 9780300054699], Neubuch, [PU: Yale University Press], DAVID F. LABAREE,STATE AND LOCAL,SECONDARY EDUCATION, Education|General, Education|Secondary, Paperback. 222 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 5.8in. x 0.6in.This prize-winning book analyzes the origins and development of the first public high school in Philadelphia, which became a model for secondary schools elsewhere. Using Central High School as a case study, Labaree argues that the American public high school is the product of the struggle between egalitarianism and meritocracy that is endemic to a democratic society. Winner of the History of Education Societys Outstanding Book Award and co-winner of the American Educational Research Associations Outstanding Book Award. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN.

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The Making of an American High School: The Credentials Market and the Central High School of Philadelphia, 1838-1939

This prize-winning book analyzes the origins and development of the first public high school in Philadelphia, which became a model for secondary schools elsewhere. Using Central High School as a case study, Labaree argues that the American public high school is the product of the struggle between egalitarianism and meritocracy that is endemic to a democratic society. Winner of the History of Education Society's Outstanding Book Award and co-winner of the American Educational Research Association's Outstanding Book Award.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780300054699
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0300054696
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Publishing year: 1992
Publisher: YALE UNIV PR
222 Pages
Weight: 0,318 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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