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Woods, Peter – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1984
Three studies which examine the academic achievement of secondary students in British comprehensive schools as compared to their achievement in selective schools are critiqued. Research problems found in each of the studies are examined. (RM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Admission Criteria, Comparative Education
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Stray, Chris – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1994
Maintains that educational history and the history of textbooks have merged recently within the history and sociology of culture. Examines school textbooks as a focal element in the processes of cultural transmission. Focuses specifically on Benjamin Kennedy's Latin grammars that are still in use in Great Britain today. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cultural Images, Cultural Influences, Educational Change, Educational History