Semel, Susan F., and Alan R. Sadovnik, "The Contemporary Small-School Movement: Lessons from the History of Progressive Education," Teachers College Record, 110(September, 2008), 1744-1771.


Examines similarities and differences between Central Park East Secondary School in New York City and earlier progressive schools such as the Dalton School and the City and Country School.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum History, Local Control of Schooling


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