ERIC Number: EJ345241
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Credentialism and Academic Standards: The Evolution of High School Graduation Requirements.
Serow, Robert C.
Issues in Education, v4 n1 p19-41 Sum 1986
The credentialist thesis is applied to high school graduation requirements by tracing their transformation according to societal demand. Because of demands for further education and academic excellence, secondary education presently occupies a modest position in American status aspirations and has encumbered its curricula with unrestricted electives in academic subjects. (CJH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Practitioners
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