Grubb, W. Norton, and Marvin Lazerson, "Transforming the High School," pp. 29-55 in W. Norton Grubb and Marvin Lazerson. The Education Gospel: The Economic Power of Schooling. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004.


Explores the history of vocationalism in the U.S. high school, discusses its problems, and offers recommendations for its future.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Vocational vs. Liberal Education, Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics


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