Wraga, William G., "The Progressive Vision of General Education and the American Common School Ideal: Implications for Curriculum Policy, Practice, and Theory," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 31(September-October, 1999), 523-544.


Gives historical foundations of general education in U. S. schools, comments on its status in the current scene, and suggests need to regain a portion of the curriculum that is common to all students.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Liberal Education/General Education, Curriculum History, Curriculum Differentiation


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