ERIC Number: EJ618609
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Middle Schools Under Siege: Points of Attack.
Beane, James A.
Middle School Journal, v30 n4 p3-9 Mar 1999
Discusses sources of criticism of progressive middle school curriculum reforms that emphasize democratic learning communities, egalitarian methods and attention to emerging learning theory. Notes attempts by political conservatives and religious fundamentalists to undo progressive educational reform, and resistance based on academic success, mixed-ability grouping, rural versus urban communities, and socioeconomic conflicts. (JPB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For second part of discussion, see PS 531 261 in May 1999 issue.