Horace's Hope

Horace's Hope

What Works for the American High School

Book - 1996
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With his books Horace's Compromise and Horace's School, Theodore R. Sizer tapped into a wellspring of concern about education and drew the admiration of reviewers, who called him " one of the finest writers among educators." Now, when the need for educational reform has never been greater, Sizer offers a firsthand and much-needed look at what works - and what doesn't - in the American high school. Horace's Hope, the third and final volume in his trilogy, is Sizer's personal meditation on the state of high school education today. How can teachers aspire to innovative teaching when it takes tremendous energy just to get through the day? How can schools revamp curricula when resources are scarce and class attendance hovers around fifty percent? In Horace's Hope, Sizer revisits classrooms in America's schools, some of them members of his Coalition of Essential Schools, and assesses the changes over the past decade and a half. While some schools are disappointingly unchanged, others have ma
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1996
ISBN: 9780395739839
0395739837
Branch Call Number: 373 Si996h5
Characteristics: xvii, 198 p. ; 24 cm

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