The New American High SchooleBook - 2013
The late Theodore Sizer's vision for a truly democratic public high school system
Our current high schools are ill-designed and inefficient. We have inherited a program of studies that in its overall structure has not changed in over a century. The question is What's next? Theodore Sizer, the founder of The Coalition of Essential Schools, was a passionate advocate for the American school system. In this, his last book, he offers a vision of what a future secondary education might look like. In a book that tells the story of his own odyssey, Sizer gives shape to a much-needed agenda for improving our high schools.
- Includes a vision for the future of our High Schools from one of America's greatest leaders of educational reform
- Written by Theodore Sizer founder of The Coalition of Essential Schools and author of landmark book Horace's Compromise
This final book from the late Theodore Sizer reveals the man and his vision for our secondary education system.
Baker & Taylor
An education-reform advocate describes his vision for improving secondary education in America to update a course of studies that he claims has changed little in over a century and is proving to be inefficient, out-moded and poorly designed.