ERIC Number: EJ536983
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Better High Schools: What Would Create Them?
Sizer, Theodore R.
New England Journal of Public Policy, v10 n1 p29-35 Sum-Fall 1994
Explores particular characteristics that better secondary schools might possess. The exploration is based on five conditions of better schools, all of which support teachers and students in developing effective schools. The author moves the responsibility for school reform from the school to the life and behaviors of the community in which the school is present. (GR)
Descriptors: Coherence, Community Schools, Educational Environment, Educational Quality, Graduation Requirements, High Schools, Moral Values, Relevance (Education), School Effectiveness, School Policy, Secondary Education, Social Values, Teacher Expectations of Students, Teacher Student Relationship
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Whither Education Reform?"