ERIC Number: EJ349432
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Social Problems and America's Youth: Why School Reform Won't Work.
Rittenmeyer, Dennis C.
National Forum: Phi Kappa Phi Journal, v67 n1 p34-37 Win 1987
Using the schools to achieve racial balance, eliminate poverty, fight drug abuse, prevent pregnancy, and reduce youth suicide is too large a task. Teachers and principals should address educational issues, not unmet social needs. To improve the educational performance of the schools, the quality of life for youth must first be improved. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Numerical/Quantitative Data
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