ERIC Number: EJ446662
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Education Reform in the Trenches: Increased Academic Course Taking in High Schools with Lower Achieving Students in States with Higher Graduation Requirements.
Clune, William H.; White, Paula A.
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, v14 n1 p2-20 Spr 1992
Transcript data were analyzed to determine changes in course taking among graduates of high schools including mostly lower achieving students in California, Florida, Missouri, and Pennsylvania, which adopted high graduation requirements in the 1980s. Average credits per student increased in all academic subjects, as did the courses' difficulty levels. (SLD)
Descriptors: Course Selection (Students), Credits, Difficulty Level, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Trends, Graduation Requirements, High School Students, High Schools, Low Achievement, Required Courses, Student Educational Objectives, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: California; Florida; Missouri; Pennsylvania