ERIC Number: EJ263034
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-May
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Against Anomie and Amnesia: What Basic Education Means in the Eighties.
Sewall, G. T.
Phi Delta Kappan, v63 n9 p603-06 May 1982
Gives a brief history of Essentialism, which emphasizes basic education and seeks to eliminate peripheral activities, and analyzes its implications for the 1980s, when public education is being called upon to retrench in behalf of school quality. Offers seven steps concerned educators and citizens can take to promote school improvement. (Author/WD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
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