ERIC Number: EJ488717
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Equality, Curriculum, and the Decline of the Academic Ideal: Detroit, 1930-68.
Angus, David L.; Mirel, Jeffrey E.
History of Education Quarterly, v33 n2 p177-207 Sum 1993
Asserts that the question of whether high school students should follow a uniform academic program or choose options from a differentiated curriculum has reemerged as a crucial issue. Describes how the Detroit (Michigan) Public Schools enrolled most students in a "general" track that did little to meet actual student needs. (CFR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Culture, Blacks, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Quality, Educational Trends, Equal Education, Graduation Requirements, Politics of Education, Racial Discrimination, Racial Relations, Required Courses, Secondary Education, Track System (Education), Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: N/A