McDonald, Joseph P. , "High School in the 21st Century: Managing the Core Dilemma," pp. 26 -44 in Floyd M. Hammack, ed., The Comprehensive High School Today. New York: Teachers College Press, 2004.


Traces the history of the comprehensive high school with special attention to books by James B. Conant and Ted Sizer.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Secondary School Curriculum, Curriculum History


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