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ERIC Number: EJ636311
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0161-4681
Mismatch: Historical Perspectives on Schools and Students Who Don't Fit Them.
Deschenes, Sarah; Cuban, Larry; Tyack, David
Teachers College Record, v103 n4 p525-47 Aug 2001
Examines the history of students who cannot do what educators want them to do, noting how educators have labeled poor performers in different periods and how these labels reflect both attitudes and institutional conditions. The paper summarizes four major historical explanations for why children fail and explores implications of this history for students in the current standards-based reform movement. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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