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ERIC Number: EJ289113
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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A Historian Looks at the American High School (Vol. 66, 1958).
Commager, Henry Steele
American Journal of Education, v91 n4 p530-48 Aug 1983
Discussion of the evolution of the high school in the United States focuses on factors that have influenced its social role and functions. Points out that schools have never been passive agents in serving the needs of society; rather they have played an important part in setting standards and creating social patterns.(GC)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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