Franklin, Barry M., and Gary McCulloch, eds., The Death of the Comprehensive High School? Historical, Contemporary, and Comparative Perspectives. New York: Palsgrave Macmillan, 2007


Offers ten chapters (reviews and case studies) of the successes, , problems and changes in the comprehensive high school in the United States and around the world over the last half-century and into the contemporary period; the introduction and the epilogue by the editors provide succinct summaries of this work.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Collection of Studies

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History, Secondary School Curriculum


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