ERIC Number: EJ458364
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
The Influence of Business Interest on Public School Curriculum: Or How Economics Became a Required Course in Georgia.
Robinson, Marilyn P.
Georgia Social Science Journal, v23 n1 p1-5 Spr 1992
Reviews how economics came to be a required course in Georgia high schools. Explains that the change was made at a time when businesspeople predominated in the state legislature. Indicates that the business community was divided over the issue, whereas most teachers resisted. Concludes that business interest pressures led to the requirement's adoption. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Location: Georgia