ERIC Number: EJ633461
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Putting Education Back in Public Schooling: An Interview with Elliot Washor.
Mercogliano, Chris; Washor, Elliot
Journal for Living, n23 p27-32 2001
Cooperation among the Rhode Island legislature, the commissioner of education, funding agencies, businesses, and community members has enabled the creation of a statewide school district composed of small secondary career and technical schools based on student-initiated learning, internships, and mentoring. There is no set curriculum, high-stakes testing, or textbooks, yet all graduates have gone on to college. (TD)
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Educational Change, Educational Cooperation, Educational Philosophy, High Schools, Interviews, Learner Controlled Instruction, Mentors, Nontraditional Education, Politics of Education, Public Education, Small Schools
Journal for Living, 22 Elm St., Albany, NY 12202 (annual subscription: $22.00; back issues: $6.00 each plus $2.00 shipping for first issue, $.50 for each additional issue).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Rhode Island