Kridel, Craig, "Implications for Initiating Educational Change," pp. 17-56 in Richard P. Lipka and others, The Eight-Year Study Revisited: Lessons from the Past for the Present. Columbus, OH: National Middle School Association, 1998.


Craig Kridel


Characterizes the relation of the Progessive Education Association to the Eight-Year Study and illustrates some of the ways the thirty schools in the study developed and organized their curricula; draws four lessons on initiating change in education.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Change

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History, Classics of Curriculum Literature


Printing CIRS:

To print the citation, use CTRL-P for PC or ⌘ P for Mac