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ERIC Number: EJ458345
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0272
The Emerging Agenda for Canadian High Schools.
Osborne, Ken
Journal of Curriculum Studies, v24 n4 p371-79 Jul-Aug 1992
Discusses the current state of Canadian high schools. Examines the goal of competitiveness as a national policy and the debate over the purposes of education. Explores (1) a greater emphasis on basic subjects; (2) the use of performance indicators; (3) the demand for accountability; and (4) dropout rates. Argues that an economic agenda for education threatens teacher autonomy. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada