ERIC Number: EJ356408
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
The Cultural Context of Dropping Out: Why Remedial Programs Fail to Solve the Problems.
LeCompte, Margaret D.
Education and Urban Society, v19 n3 p232-49 May 1987
Discusses dropping out from a historical and theoretical perspective. Suggests that although the sociocultural context in which schools operate has changed drastically, the solutions sought to educational problems attempt to re-create the good schools of the 1950s. Notes specific areas where school change has not kept pace with social change, focusing on remedial programs. (KH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue on dropping out.